Dinner in 25 Minutes

Quick, delicious meals to make on nights when you're crazy-busy.

Shrimp Scampi Pasta

You can make the sauce while the water boils and the pasta cooks. We like a pinch of red pepper flakes on the adult portions -- it really ramps up the flavor.

Time: 20 minutes

Shrimp Scampi Pasta

  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1 medium onion, diced
  • 3 garlic cloves, minced
  • 1 can (14 ounces) chicken broth, divided
  • 3 tablespoons flour
  • 1 pound peeled and deveined shrimp
  • 1 tablespoon lemon juice
  • 2 tablespoons butter
  • 1 tablespoon chopped parsley
  • 12 ounces linguine, cooked according to package directions
  • Red pepper flakes (optional)

  1. In a large saucepan, heat oil over medium heat. Add onion; cover and cook until soft, about 6 minutes. Add garlic and cook 1 minute more.
  2. Pour 1 cup broth and the flour into a jar with a tight-fitting lid and shake to blend. Pour remaining broth and broth-flour mixture into saucepan; bring to a boil, stirring constantly. Reduce heat and simmer 5 minutes. Stir in shrimp, and cook 3 minutes more. Stir in lemon juice, butter, and parsley. Pour over cooked pasta. Makes 4 servings.

Nutrition per serving: 563 cal; 36g protein; 13g fat; 74g carb; 91mg calcium; 3g fiber

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