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Shrimp Filetto di Pomodoro

This sensational seafood and pasta dinner is great for special occasions. Scallops can be used in place of the shrimp if desired.—Cherie Chism, Hollidaysburg, Pennsylvania
  • Total Time
    Prep: 20 min. Cook: 35 min.
  • Makes
    10 servings

Ingredients

  • 1/2 pound bacon strips, diced
  • 1 medium onion, sliced
  • 1/2 pound sliced fresh mushrooms
  • 1 tablespoon butter
  • 4 garlic cloves, minced
  • 2 cans (one 28 ounces, one 15 ounces) crushed tomatoes
  • 1/4 cup minced fresh basil
  • 1 tablespoon sugar
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
  • 1 package (16 ounces) linguine
  • 2 pounds uncooked large shrimp, peeled and deveined
  • Grated Parmesan cheese, optional

Directions

  • In a large skillet, cook bacon over medium heat until crisp. Using a slotted spoon, remove to paper towels; drain, reserving 2 tablespoons drippings. Saute onion and mushrooms in drippings and butter until tender. Add garlic; cook 1 minute longer. Stir in the tomatoes, basil, sugar, salt and pepper. Bring to a boil over medium heat. Reduce heat; simmer, uncovered, for 15 minutes.
  • Meanwhile, cook linguine according to package directions. Add shrimp and reserved bacon to tomato mixture; cook, uncovered, for 5-6 minutes or until shrimp turn pink. Drain linguine; place in a large bowl. Top with shrimp mixture. Garnish with cheese if desired.
Nutrition Facts
1-1/2 cups: 402 calories, 14g fat (5g saturated fat), 153mg cholesterol, 575mg sodium, 46g carbohydrate (4g sugars, 5g fiber), 26g protein.

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  • jjandag
    Jan 13, 2011

    LOVED this! Used whole wheat linguine and low sodium bacon and added a little crushed red pepper for a little spice. IT WAS EASY and AWESOME!