Creamy Lemony Shrimp Pasta

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Creamy Lemony Shrimp Pasta


Ingredients:
  • 1/2 lb. peeled and deveined shrimp
  • 1 serving angel hair or fettucine pasta
  • juice of 1 1/2 lemons
  • zest of 1/2 lemon
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 tbsp butter
  • dried oregano flakes (to taste)
  • heavy cream (to taste)
  • fresh ground black pepper (to taste)

Instructions:

Cook pasta per instructions on the box. While pasta water is boiling, in a large pan, melt butter over medium heat. Add garlic and saute until lightly browned. Add shrimp, and cook 1-2 minutes. Add lemon juice, lemon zest, and oregano. Cook for addition 2-3 minutes (until shrimp turn pink), and then lower heat and gently stir in desired amount of cream. Add black pepper and additional oregano to taste. Remove sauce from heat and add cooked/drained pasta noodles to pan. Stir until combined and serve.

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