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Lemony Shrimp with Pasta

"I created this supper standout one day with just the items in my refrigerator at the time. The recipe will leave your mouth watering for more! My family craves this dish any time of year because it’s so delicious and light. Enjoy!" writes Cyndi McLaughlin in Pinon Pines, California.
  • Total Time
    Prep/Total Time: 25 min.
  • Makes
    5 servings

Ingredients

  • 1 package (9 ounces) refrigerated angel hair pasta
  • 1 cup butter, cubed
  • 1/2 pound sliced fresh mushrooms
  • 1-1/2 teaspoons minced garlic
  • 1 pound uncooked shrimp (31-40 per pound), peeled and deveined
  • 1 cup julienned soft sun-dried tomatoes (not packed in oil)
  • 1 package (2-1/4 ounces) slivered almonds, toasted
  • 1/2 cup crumbled feta cheese
  • 3 tablespoons white wine or chicken broth
  • 2 teaspoons lemon juice
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon pepper
  • 1/2 cup minced fresh Italian parsley
  • 1/2 cup shredded Parmesan cheese

Directions

  • Cook pasta according to package directions. Meanwhile, in a large skillet, heat butter over medium-high heat until melted. Add mushrooms; cook and stir 2 minutes. Add garlic; cook 1 minute longer. Add shrimp; cook and stir 5-7 minutes or until shrimp turn pink.
  • Stir in tomatoes, almonds, feta cheese, wine, lemon juice, salt and pepper; cook 3-5 minutes or until heated through. Stir in parsley.
  • Drain pasta; place in a serving dish. Top with shrimp mixture and cheese.
Editor’s Note: This recipe was tested with sun-dried tomatoes that can be used without soaking. When using other sun-dried tomatoes that are not oil-packed, cover with boiling water and let stand until soft. Drain before using.
Nutrition Facts
1-1/2 cups: 734 calories, 50g fat (26g saturated fat), 244mg cholesterol, 1470mg sodium, 43g carbohydrate (6g sugars, 7g fiber), 32g protein.

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