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Lemon Shrimp Pasta

Rated as 5 out of 5 Stars

"This is a very lightly sauced pasta with lemon and shrimp. It's refreshing as well as filling."
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25 m servings 585
Original recipe yields 4 servings


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  1. Bring a large pot of lightly salted water to a boil.
  2. Meanwhile, heat oil in a pan over medium heat. Coat shrimp with salt and pepper. Cook and stir shrimp in the hot oil until opaque, about 2 minutes per side.
  3. Cook linguine in the boiling water until tender yet firm to the bite, 1 to 3 minutes.
  4. Combine lemon zest and juice in a small saucepan over medium heat and bring to a simmer. Sprinkle in parsley and stir in butter until melted. Add 2 tablespoons of the pasta cooking water and stir. Drain pasta. Add shrimp to the lemon sauce. Mix pasta, shrimp, sauce, and Parmesan cheese together in a large serving bowl.


  • Cook's Note:
  • This recipe uses about 2 tablespoons lemon zest and 3 tablespoons juice.

Nutrition Facts

Per Serving: 585 calories; 18.5 65.5 39.4 287 1158 Full nutrition

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So simple to make and delicious. I doubled the zest and the lemon juice. I used dry parsley only because I thought I had fresh parsley but I did not. Still turned out very good. I will make this...