Sunday, February 7, 2010

Pasta with Shrimp and Broccoli

Pasta with Shrimp and Broccoli

1 pound pasta (spaghetti or linguine)
1 large bunch of broccoli, chopped into bite size pieces
3 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil
3 tablespoons unsalted butter
3 garlic cloves, finely minced
1 pound large or extra large raw shrimp, peeled and deveined
1 3/4 teaspoons kosher salt
1 teaspoon pepper

Cook the pasta in salted water according to package directions. Add the broccoli for the last 3 to 4 minutes of cooking.

Meanwhile, heat the butter and olive oil in a large skillet over medium high heat. When the butter is melted, add the garlic. Saute for one minute, then add the shrimp. Season with salt and pepper and cook for 2-3 minutes per side.

Transfer cooked pasta and broccoli to the skillet and heat through. Serve hot.

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