Scrumptious Shrimp Pappardelle Pasta


Scrumptious Shrimp Pappardelle Pasta
Preparation Time: 10 minutes
Cooking Time: 20 minutes
Servings: 4
Serving Size: 1½-cup
3-quarts salted water
1-lb. jumbo shrimp, peeled and deveined
½-tsp kosher salt
¼-tsp black pepper, freshly grated
3-tbsp olive oil (divided)
2-cups zucchini, cut diagonally to ⅛-inch thick slices
1-cup grape tomatoes, halved
⅛-tsp red pepper flakes
2-cloves garlic, minced
1 tsp zest of 1-pc lemon
2-tbsp lemon juice
1-tbsp Italian parsley, chopped
8-oz. fresh pappardelle pasta

  1. Bring the salted water to a boil for cooking the pasta.
  2. In the meantime, prepare for the shrimp. Combine the shrimp with salt and
    pepper. Set aside.
  3. Heat a tablespoon of oil in a large sauté pan placed over medium heat. Add
    the zucchini slices and sauté for 4 minutes until they are tender.
  4. Add the grape tomatoes and sauté for 2 minutes until they just start to
    soften. Stir in the salt to combine with the vegetables. Transfer the cooked
    vegetables to a medium-sized bowl. Set aside.
  5. In the same sauté pan, pour in the remaining oil. Switch the heat to
    medium-low. Add the red pepper flakes and garlic. Cook for 2 minutes,
    stirring frequently so that the garlic will not burn.
  6. Add the seasoned shrimp, and keep the heat on medium-low. Cook the
    shrimp for 3 minutes on each side until they turn pinkish.
  7. Stir in the zest of lemon and the lemon juice. Add the cooked vegetables
    back to the pan. Stir to combine with the shrimp. Set aside.
  8. Add the pasta in the boiling water. Cook the pasta in accordance with the
    manufacturer’s specifications until attaining an al dente texture. Drain the
  9. Transfer the cooked pasta in a large serving bowl and combine with the
    lemony-garlic shrimp and vegetables.
    Nutrition: Calories: 474, Total Fats: 15g, Dietary Fiber: 3g, Carbohydrates:
    46g, Protein: 37g

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