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Shrimp with Penne and Squash Recipe

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Harriet Duhe' Melancon
Added: Sunday, March 4, 2007


1/2 pound dried penne pasta
2 tablespoons olive oil
4 cups thinly sliced yellow squash
3 cups thinly sliced zucchini
1 pound medium shrimp - peeled and deveined
1/4 cup fresh lemon juice
1 teaspoon dried basil
1 teaspoon dried oregano
1/2 teaspoon salt
1/4 teaspoon black pepper
3 cloves garlic, minced
1/2 cup minced fresh chives or green onions
1/4 cup freshly grated Parmesan cheese

Bring a large pot of lightly salted water to boil. Add pasta, and cook until tender, about 10 to 12 minutes. Drain, and pour into a large bowl.
Meanwhile, warm oil in a large skillet over medium heat. Stir in squash and zucchini, and cook 10 minutes. Stir in shrimp, and cook 3 minutes. Stir in lemon juice, basil, oregano, salt, pepper, and garlic. Cook 2 minutes more.
Pour shrimp and sauce into large bowl with pasta. Sprinkle with chives and Parmesan, and stir to combine.




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