Category Recipes

Pasta with Zucchini and Shrimp Recipe

Hello everybody! Today I have a very simple and quick dish to make. This pasta with zucchini and shrimp recipe is perfect for a weekday dinner. Easy and quick to prepare and full of flavor. Read below for the written recipe or watch the video to follow along as I cook the recipe.

 

Ingredients:

  • 1/2 lbs. pasta, linguine used in this recipe
  • 1 lbs. plum tomatoes, skin removed and diced
  • 1 lbs. shrimp, cleaned and peeled
  • 2 medium sized zucchini, diced
  • 3 cloves of garlic, chopped
  • 3 Tbsp, olive oil, extra virgin
  • 1 medium hot pepper, chopped, to taste
  • 4-5 basil leaves, chopped by hand
  • salt, to taste
  • black pepper, to taste

To remove the skin off of the tomatoes, put them into boiling water for a few minutes until the skin starts to peel off...

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Spaghetti with Grape Tomatoes Recipe

Hello Everybody! My son went to Italy recently and one of my friends cooked him a delicious spaghetti with grape tomatoes dish that he couldn’t wait for me to recreate. My mother used to also cook this dish when we would pick fresh tomatoes from the farm. This recipe is a variation on the spaghetti alla napoletana recipe; instead of using onions, I added hot pepper. It is super easy and delicious! Watch along as I prepare this dish below or continue reading for the written recipe.

Ingredients:

  • 6 oz. spaghetti
  • 1 1/2 lbs. grape tomatoes, top end sliced off
  • 4 cloves of garlic, chopped
  • 1-2 small hot peppers, “oh yeah baby”, sliced
  • 3-4 Tbsp. of olive oil, extra-virgin
  • freshly grated pecorino cheese, optional
  • handful of fresh basil
  • salt and black pepper, to taste

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