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Shrimp Basil Recipe

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This recipe for Shrimp Basil, by , is from The Rear, Raffelson, Klosterboer, Weber, Lewis, Wilson Cookbook, one of the cookbooks created at FamilyCookbookProject.com. We help families or individuals create heirloom cookbook treasures.

(From Lee and Judie)
Added: Wednesday, December 31, 2008



1 pound uncooked pasta, any variety
1/3 cup olive oil (divided, see instructions in step 2)
1 garlic clove, minced
1 bunch green onions, chopped (white and green parts)
3 large Roma tomatoes, coarsely chopped
cup chopped fresh basil
2 tablespoons butter
1 pound raw medium shrimp, peeled and de-veined
1 teaspoon kosher salt

Cook pasta according to the package directions. Drain and set aside.
Heat 1 tablespoon olive oil in a large nonstick skillet over medium heat. Add garlic and cook 15 seconds, stirring constantly. Add green onions tomatoes, basil, butter and remaining olive oil.
Make a well in the center of the skillet. Add shrimp and cook until pink, about 3 minutes. Do not stir. When shrimp are cooked, stir once and cook 1 minute longer.
Arrange pasta on a serving platter and spoon shrimp and vegetables on top. Sprinkle with salt; toss gently. Top with additional chopped basil, if desired. Serves 6 to 8.




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