Blistered Sungold Tomato Shrimp Scampi


When I think of shrimp scampi, I’m immediately transported to one of those very 90s Olive Garden commercials with shrimps are flying in the air, followed by slo-mo shots of squeezes of lemon. Obviously, those commercials always made me ask my mom if we could go. We would never go and instead she’d make like spaghetti with eggs or talkiness verde. It never lived up to that zesty shrimp-y craving I had! I’ve never stopped being enamored by shrimp scampi. It’s a wonderful American dish. This one is basically that but with some sungold tomatoes and a bit more flavor. And when I say flavor, I mean a healthy amount of garlic, white wine, crushed red pepper and lemon juice and zest. It comes together so very quickly and I would absolutely consider this a weeknight meal. It begins with blistering the sungold tomatoes. If you can’t find sungolds, you can absolutely use cherry tomatoes. The cherry tomatoes and shrimp are sautéed at different times but in succession. And then you’re almost half way there. After that it’s just sauce, pasta and then everything tossed together—EASY! Blistered Sungold Tomato Shrimp Scampi Shrimp scampi with linguine pasta tossed in a lemon […]

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