Wednesday, November 5, 2014

Shrimp and Tortellini

Here's a nice quick and flavorful dinner. You need shrimp and cheese tortellini and just a few other things that are probably already in your pantry.

12 frozen large shrimp, thawed and shelled
12 oz cheese tortellini ( I like Trader Joe's)
some parmesan cheese
1/2 lemon
2 garlic cloves, minced
some olive oil
red pepper flakes
1/2 bag frozen peas
1 T butter

Cook tortellini according to package directions--throw in the peas during the last ten minutes. Drain pasta and peas and put back in the pot and add some olive oil, salt, pepper, red pepper flakes and a bit of parmesan cheese.

In medium skillet, heat some olive oil and quickly sauté the shrimp, add the garlic and juice of 1/2 lemon and 1 T of butter. To serve, spoon shrimp and sauce over pasta and peas. Easy and yummy.