Shrimp Scampi

Pasta and Shrimp are two of my favorite foods. Shrimp Scampi makes for a perfect easy dinner in our household. Kynsley loves pasta so this is one dinner  I don’t have to worry about her not eating (she is a very picky eater). I cut this recipe in half since there are only 2 real eaters in the household but I am posting the full for you larger families. Hope you enjoy 🙂

Ingredients:

  • 4T butter
  • 1/4 cup oil (I used Avocado)
  • 4 cloves of garlic minced or 1T minced garlic
  • 1 pound peeled shrimp
  • 1/4 lemon juice or white wine
  • 1/4t pepper
  • 1T oregano
  • 1/8 cup Parmesan cheese
  • 1/4 cup bread crumbs
  • 1/8 cup Parmesan cheese (for top)
  • Spaghetti or Angel Hair pasta(I used whole wheat spaghetti)

Instructions:

  1. Place pasta in boiling water
  2. While pasta cooks saute garlic with oil and butter until bubbles appear
  3. Add shrimp, lemon juice or wine, pepper, oregano
  4. cook until pink throughout
  5. Sprinkle with breadcrumbs and Parmesan cheese
  6. Toss shrimp and juices with pasta
  7. Sprinkle with Parmesan cheese
  8. Enjoy!

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Alfredo Shrimp Pasta Bake

You will never know this dish came straight out of your own oven. It taste as if you ordered it from a nice Italian restaurant. Although my family does not like the diced tomatoes, without them the flavor does not taste the same. I make them pick them out! You wont regret trying this.

Ingredients:

  • 1/2 Box Penne pasta (I use whole wheat)
  • 8 oz Shrimp
  • 1 T Butter
  • 1 Jar Alfredo Sauce (I use light)
  • 1 Can Diced Tomatoes (drained)
  • 1 cup Mozzarella cheese
  • 1/4 cup Parmesan
  • 1/2 cup Bread crumbs

Instructions:

  1. Cook pasta to al dente
  2. While pasta cooks Saute shrimp in pan with 1T butter
  3. Mix together Pasta, Shrimp, Mozzarella, Parmesan, Diced Tomatoes and Alfredo Sauce in large bowl
  4. Place in 8×8 baking dish
  5. Top with Breadcrumbs and

Bake at 350 degrees for 20-25 minutes.

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