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Mediterranean Shrimp with Feta
lemon and broccoli pasta

Active: 30 min Total: 40 min
Baking in a spicy (or not) tomato sauce yields tender, slow-cooked shrimp. We serve this Mediterranean-style dish over pasta with feta cheese on top.
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4
Mediterranean Shrimp with Feta:
  • Shrimp, peeled and deveined - 1 lb
  • Onions - 1/2 , diced
  • Bell peppers, red - 1/2 , chopped
  • Garlic - 2 cloves , chopped
  • Oil, cooking - 1 Tbsp
  • Oregano, dried - 1/2 tsp
  • Red pepper flakes (opt) - 1/2 tsp
  • Tomatoes, diced (14 oz / 397 g) - 2 cans
  • Cheese, feta - 4 oz
Pasta with Broccoli and Lemon:
  • Broccoli - 10 oz , finely chopped
  • Pasta, any variety (we used orzo) - 4 oz
  • Oil, olive - 2 tsp
  • Lemons - 1/4 , zest and juice of

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Prep

  1. Shrimp - Defrost, rinse, and pat dry.
  2. Broccoli / Onions / Bell peppers / Garlic - Prep as directed. (Can be done up to 5 days ahead)

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Make

  1. Heat oven to 425 F / 218 C degrees.
  2. Bring a sauce pan of water to boil. Salt generously and add pasta. Cook until al dente, tender but not soggy. About 1 minute before finishing, add in broccoli. Drain. Toss with olive oil, lemon juice and zest. Season with some salt and pepper and more lemon juice, to taste.
  3. While pasta is cooking, heat a skillet or frying pan over medium-high heat. Add cooking oil. When oil begins to shimmer, add onions and bell peppers and saute until softened, 2 to 3 minutes. Add garlic, oregano and red pepper flakes and saute until fragrant, about 1 minute more. Add tomatoes (including juice) and stir to combine. Simmer until sauce thickens, 4 to 5 minutes. Season with some salt and pepper. Remove from heat and stir in shrimp. Crumble feta over the top.
  4. Transfer to oven and bake until shrimp are cooked through and cheese is golden brown, 10 to 12 minutes.
  5. Serve shrimp over pasta and enjoy!

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