June 11, 2012

Shrimp Fettuccine

Light and tasty, this is a good recipe for weekend lunch.

servings: 5 to 6 / time: 20 to 30 minutes (Click here to see this recipe in Portuguese)

1 (12 ounce) package fettuccine pasta
1 ½ pound shrimp, peeled and cleaned
2 tbs. butter
3 minced garlic cloves
2 diced tomatoes
1 grated carrot
juice of 1 lemon
salt and pepper to taste
½ cup chopped parsley and/or chives

1 - Cook pasta according package directions. While pasta is cooking, prepare the sauce.
2 - Melt the butter in a sauté pan and add shrimp, salt, pepper and garlic. Cook for about 4 minutes (until shrimps become pink).
3 - Add tomatoes and carrots.
4 - Put the cooked pasta and mix well.
5 - Add lemon juice, parsley and chives.
6 - Prove the salt and pepper (adding more if necessary) and serve.

Tips and Options
  • Use olive oil instead of butter.
  • Thyme or rosemary also are good seasoning for this dish.
  • If you like, add some black olives in the recipe.

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