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Mediterranean Shrimp Skillet for Two Recipe

Mediterranean Shrimp Skillet for Two Recipe

“Tender shrimp, fresh spinach and minced basil combine with tangy lemon and feta cheese to give this wonderful pasta toss a unique flavor. It's a delicious, fast dinner for one or two."—Heidi Farnworth, Riverton, Utah
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 30 min. YIELD:2 servings

Ingredients

  • 4 ounces uncooked angel hair pasta
  • 12 ounces uncooked medium shrimp, peeled and deveined
  • 1 teaspoon olive oil
  • 2 garlic cloves, minced
  • 1/8 teaspoon salt
  • 1/8 teaspoon pepper
  • 3/4 cup chicken broth, divided
  • 1 tablespoon lemon juice
  • 1/4 teaspoon dried basil
  • 1 teaspoon cornstarch
  • 2 cups chopped fresh spinach
  • 1/4 cup crumbled feta cheese
  • 2 tablespoons minced fresh basil

Directions

  • 1. Cook pasta according to package directions. Meanwhile, in a large skillet, saute shrimp in oil until shrimp turn pink. Add the garlic, salt and pepper; cook 1 minute longer. Remove and set aside.
  • 2. In the same skillet, heat 1/2 cup broth, lemon juice and dried basil. In a small bowl, combine cornstarch and remaining broth until smooth; stir into the pan. Bring to a boil; cook and stir for 2 minutes or until thickened. Stir in spinach and shrimp; cook until spinach is wilted.
  • 3. Drain pasta; serve with shrimp mixture. Sprinkle with cheese and fresh basil. Yield: 2 servings.

Wine Pairings

Light-Bodied White Wine

Enjoy this recipe with a light-bodied white wine such as Sauvignon Blanc or Pinot Grigio.