Easy Shrimp Pasta with Asparagus

by Esther Milne August 26, 2019

Easy Shrimp Pasta with Asparagus

Prep Time: 15 mins, Cook Time:  10 mins, Serves: 4 persons

Ingredients:
1 lb fresh shrimp
1 lb asparagus
2 cloves of garlic
1 lemon for zest
1/2 lb Papa Vince Busiate Pasta (1/2 pack)
Papa Vince Sea Salt
Papa Vince Extra Virgin Olive Oil
Papa Vince Lemon Olive Oil

Preparation

  1. Put water in a pot to boil to make the pasta.  Don’t add salt at this stage.
  2. Clean the shrimp and cut up the vegetables.
  3. Add some EVOO to a frying pan, at medium heat.
  4. Grate garlic directly into the pan using the Papa Vince peeler.
  5. When it turns golden, add the asparagus and more EVOO.
  6. Keep the lid on the pan and cook until the asparagus is tender.  Make sure the temperature is not too high.
  7. Add the shrimp together with some lemon zest (use the Papa Vince peeler) and some Papa Vince lemon olive oil.
  8. When the water boils add some sea salt to the pot and then add the pasta.
  9. Stir the pot and cook at the same temperature for 10 minutes until the pasta is al dente.
  10. After 5 minutes add some water from the pasta to the shrimp and stir.
  11. When the pasta is ready, drain and mix into the shrimp and asparagus.  Stir completely and serve with an extra drizzle of Papa Vince EVOO.

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