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Pasta Primavera with Shrimp and Basil Recipe

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Cindy Shartle Brown
Added: Thursday, October 29, 2009


12 ounces linguine
1 cup broccoli
4 Tbs olive oil
12 oz shrimp - peeled
1 each red, yellow and orange pepper, cut in narrow strips
1 cup harricot vert
4 oz. asparagus
1 1/4 cups sugar snap peas
2 tsp garlic
3/4 tsp each of salt and pepper
1 pt grape tomatoes - cut in half
2 cups fresh basil leaves
1/3 cup Parmesan cheese
2 tsp lemon peel

Cook pasta according to directions, adding broccoli about 1 minute before the pasta is done. Reserve 3/4 cooking water, but drain pasta and broccoli. Heat 1 Tbsp oil and saute shrimp for 2 to 3 minutes. Remove from pan. Heat remaining oil and add peppers, beans, asparagus, peas, garlic, salt and pepper. Saute 4 to 5 minutes. Stir in reserved pasta water, tomatoes and shrimp and cook 1 more minute. Lastly, add pasta and broccoli to pot, coating all ingredients. Toss in lemon and cheese.




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