Tuscan Linguine Shrimp


Ingredients

  • Linguine pasta
  • 1 pound of jumbo shrimp
  • 3 Roma tomatoes
  • 4-5 large garlic cloves
  • Fresh or dry basil
  • 1 lemon
  • Olive oil
  • Pepper
  • Salt

Directions

  • Peel the shrimp and remove intestines unless already done
  • Chop 3 fresh Roma tomatoes (regular tomatoes work too)
  • Chop 4-5 large garlic cloves
  • Wash and chop about 20 leaves of basil
  • Squeeze all the juice out of 1 lemon into a cup
  • Boil the linguine pasta
  • Add a thin layer of olive oil in a pan and heat at medium
  • Sauté garlic for about 1 minute till golden but do not brown!
  • Add shrimp and cook for about 2 minutes on medium
  • Add tomatoes and basil, cook for another 2 minutes
  • Add pepper and salt to taste
  • Add lemon juice to the sauce
  • Remove the boiling water and put the pasta in the pan with the sauce
  • Mix the pasta well and then serve

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