Growing my own herbs gives me a wonderful pioneer woman feeling. I kind of suck at it for the most part, but the ones that do survive my tending I love to use in delicious recipes. This one was perfect for a lazy Sunday. Comes together surprisingly quick too!
Herbed Shrimp and Pasta
- 8 oz dried angel hair pasta; uncooked
- 1 cup butter
- 1 1/2 lb peeled medium-size shrimp
- 4 clove garlic
- 2 cup 1/2 and 1/2
- 1/2 cup chopped fresh parsley
- 1/2 teaspoon salt
- 1/4 teaspoon pepper
- 2 teaspoon dill weed (or 3/4 teaspoon dried dill)
COOK pasta according to package directions. Drain set aside and keep warm
Meanwhile, melt butter in a large heavy skillet over med-hi heat add shrimp, garlic. Cook stirring constantly, 3-5 minutes or until shrimp is pink. Remove shrimp, set aside, reserving garlic and butter in skillet.
ADD Half-and-half to skillet, bring to a boil, stirring gently. Reduce heat and simmer 15 min. or until thickened, stirring occasionally. Add shrimp, parsley, salt, pepper, and if desired fresh chopped dill weed stir until blended. Serve over pasta.