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  • Serves: 6 Servings

Spaghetti Con Salsa Di Gamberi E Basilico (Shrimp and Basil)

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Category: Pasta, Shellfish

 Ingredients List

  • 1 lb Shrimp
  • 1 lb Spaghetti
  • 6 tb Olive oil
  • 4 Cloves garlic; crushed
  • 1 tb Shallot; minced
  • 1 Cherry pepper; seeded and
  • -chopped
  • Salt and pepper
  • 1 c White wine
  • 18 Fresh basil leaf; quartered
  • 2 tb Italian parsley; minced
  • 4 Mint leaves; minced
  • 1/2 c Boiling water; from
  • -spaghetti pot


While bringing a large pot of salted water to a boil, peel, devein and
halve the shrimp crosswise. Add spaghetti to the boiling water; stir
Meanwhile, in a large pan, heat 4 tablespoons of the olive oil, stir in the
garlic and shallots, and saute until the shallots are translucent. Add the
cherry pepper and shrimp, taking care not to crowd the shrimp lest they
steam in their own juices Saute for two minutes, add the wine, salt and
pepper to taste, and boil 1 minute. Remove shrimp with a slotted spoon; set
Add the remaining 2 tbs. of olive o8il, basil, parsley mint and boiling
water. Bring to a vigorous boil for 5 minutes, reduce the heat, and return
the shrimp to the pan for a few secones. Pour 3/4 of the sauce into a
second pan; drain and stir the spaghetti into the second pan and toss over

medium heat, mixing the sauce and pasta well. Sweve immediately, spooning
on remaining sauce.

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