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garlic shrimp pasta

Lemony Shrimp Garlic Pasta

This fabulous dish glorifies shrimp with the flavors of lemon and garlic.
Prep Time 10 mins
Cook Time 15 mins
Course Main Course
Cuisine Italian, Seafood
Servings 4
Calories 305 kcal


  • ½ pound angel hair pasta broken up
  • 2/3 cup of extra virgin olive oil
  • 2/3 cup of grated Romano cheese
  • ½ cup lemon juice about ½ cup
  • Salt and freshly ground pepper to taste
  • 1 ½ tbsp. lemon zest
  • 1/3 cup fresh parsley
  • 1/3 cup fresh basil
  • Pinch red pepper flakes optional


  • Cook the pasta in a large pot of boiling salted water until tender but still firm to the bite, stirring occasionally, about 8 minutes.
  • Meanwhile, whisk the oil, Romano, and lemon juice in a large bowl to blend.
  • Drain the pasta, reserving 1 cup of the cooking liquid.
  • Toss the pasta with the lemon sauce, and the reserved cooking liquid, adding 1/4 cup at a time as needed to moisten.
  • Season with salt and pepper. Garnish with lemon slices.
Keyword lemon, Seafood, shrimp