Lemon Basil Shrimp and Pasta

A zesty one-pot pasta dish is complete after tossing with capers, basil, olive oil, and lemon juice. Serve with focaccia or crusty baguette.

3 quarts water
8 oz. uncooked spaghetti
1 lb. peeled and deveined large shrimp
1/4 cup chopped fresh basil
3 tablespoons drained capers
2 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil
2 tablespoons fresh lemon juice
1/2 teaspoon salt
2 cups of spinach

Bring 3 quarts water to a boil. Add pasta, cook 8 minutes. Add shrimp to pan; cook 3 minutes or until shrimp are done and pasta is al dente. Drain. Place pasta mixture in a large bowl. Stir in basil and next 4 ingredients (through salt). Place 1/2 cup spinach on each of 4 plates; top each serving with 1 1/2 cups pasta mixture.
4 Servings

Cooking Light Recipe. Linda's favorite.




Joanne said...

That sounds delicious! I am always looking for new ways to prepare shrimp too. Pinned.

Liz said...

I love shrimp! Definitely adding this one to my list

Fluster Buster said...

I have a recipe similar to this and it is one of my favorites! Thanks for sharing your recipe with us at the Creative Muster. Looking forward to seeing what you’ll be sharing next week. Pinned!
Robin 😊

Amysenter said...

This sounds really good! Will have to try it out this weekend.

Clearissa said...

I have pinned this for future use. One pot and two of my favorites...shrimp and pasta. It's a win win. Thank you for sharing with #omhgww

Miz Helen said...

Your Lemon Basil Shrimp and Pasta looks delicious! Hope you are having a great week and thanks so much for sharing with us at Full Plate Thursday!
Miz Helen

Carole said...

Just fab! Thanks