Monday, October 21, 2013

Roasted Garlic and Chili Pasta with Shrimp

Sometimes it's the really simple dishes that are the best.  Nothing really beats an easy pasta dish, thrown together in about 20 minutes.  Plus with simple ingredients and endless options, it's a staple in our house!

{Roasted Garlic and Chili Pasta with Shrimp}

{Roasting garlic (how-to here)}

{I used already cooked shrimp--it was on super sale but raw would work too!  Or even chicken!  Or go vegetarian!}

{Sauteing everything}

{Cooking pasta (how-to here)}

{Combining everything}

{Adding Parmesan was definitely delicious!}

Roasted Garlic and Chili Pasta with Shrimp

Serves 4

5 tablespoons olive oil
3 heads of roasted garlic (see here for a how-to)
1/4 teaspoon chili flakes
1/4 teaspoon black pepper
12 oz shrimp, de-veined and tail off
7 oz cooked pasta
Parmesan cheese (optional)
  1. Heat olive oil in pan.
  2. Add roasted garlic, chili flakes, and pepper; saute until fragrant about 5 minutes.
  3. Add shrimp and heat or cook through.
  4. Turn off heat.
  5. Add pasta and stir to combine.
  6. Serve.
Do you have a simple, easy go-to recipe for those nights a quick meal is in order?

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