Everyday Meals

Shrimp Scampi with Linguini

Ingredients

  • 1 (16 ounce) package linguine
  • ¼ cup olive oil
  • ¼ cup butter
  • 6 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 pound peeled and deveined medium shrimp
  • ¾ cup white wine
  • ½ cup lemon juice
  • ¼ teaspoon crushed red pepper
  • 1 tablespoon chopped fresh basil
  • ½ teaspoon salt
  • ½ pint grape tomatoes, halved
  • 2 tablespoons grated Pecorino Romano cheese
  • 1 tablespoon chopped fresh parsley
  • Directions

  • Step 1

    Fill a large pot with lightly salted water and bring to a rolling boil over high heat. Once the water is boiling, stir in the linguine, and return to a boil. Cook the pasta uncovered, stirring occasionally, until the pasta has cooked through, but is still firm to the bite, about 11 minutes. Drain well in a colander set in the sink. Transfer the linguine to a large mixing bowl.

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  • Step 2

    Heat the olive oil and butter together in large skillet over medium heat until the butter is melted. Cook and stir the garlic in the butter and oil for 2 to 3 minutes. Add shrimp and cook for 4 to 5 minutes, stirring frequently. Stir in the wine, lemon juice, red pepper, basil, and salt and cook another 1 minute. Mix in the tomatoes and cook 1 minute more; remove from heat and transfer mixture to the bowl with the linguine. Sprinkle the Pecorino Romano cheese and parsley over the pasta and sauce; toss until well mixed.

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