Thursday, August 26, 2010
Orecchiette with broccoli and shrimp
2 medium tomatoes, diced
3 cloves garlic
1/2 cup fresh asiago shredded cheese (or parmesan)
Clean shrimp and set aside. trim broccoli into small florets. Bring a pot of water to boil and add salt( tsp). Add pasta and cook for 5 min on low boil. Add broccoli to pasta water and boil until both are al dente' (about 5 min). In a skillet heat 1 Tbsp extra virgin Olive oil until hot. Add minced garlic and red pepper and black pepper. Saute for 2 min until garlic is soft. Add shrimp and spinach and saute' until the shrimp is pink. Drain pasta and add back to pot. Mix in shrimp, spinach and pasta/broccoli and top with the tomatoes. Sprinkle a little fresh asiago shreds over the top.