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Lemon Shrimp Linguine

I like recipes with elegant taste and easy technique like this lemony shrimp pasta. Bring on the Parmesan and a sprinkle of red pepper flakes. —Patty Walker, West Des Moines, Iowa
  • Total Time
    Prep/Total Time: 25 min.
  • Makes
    6 servings

Ingredients

  • 12 ounces uncooked linguine
  • 2 tablespoons butter
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 3 garlic cloves, minced
  • 1-1/2 pounds uncooked shrimp (31-40 per pound), peeled and deveined
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon coarsely ground pepper
  • 1 teaspoon grated lemon zest
  • 1/4 cup lemon juice
  • 1 small lemon, halved and sliced, optional
  • 2 tablespoons minced fresh parsley

Directions

  • Cook linguine according to package directions. Drain and return to pot.
  • Meanwhile, in a large skillet, heat butter and oil over medium-high heat. Add garlic; cook and stir 15 seconds. Add shrimp, salt and pepper; cook and stir 2-3 minutes or until shrimp turn pink. Stir in lemon zest, lemon juice and, if desired, lemon slices.
  • Add to linguine. Sprinkle with parsley and toss to combine.
Nutrition Facts
1-1/3 cups: 378 calories, 11g fat (4g saturated fat), 148mg cholesterol, 267mg sodium, 43g carbohydrate (2g sugars, 2g fiber), 26g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 3 starch, 3 lean meat, 2 fat.

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