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Simple Garlic Shrimp over Pasta

Simple Garlic Shrimp

You may not feel like a Hip Homeschool Mom serving Mac and Cheese at the end of the day with your yoga pants and pony tail. But almost in the time it takes to make a package of Mac n Cheese – you can create a dining out delight in less than $15.00 for two whole meals… Simple Garlic Shrimp over Pasta.

In a large stock pot, boil your favorite seafood pasta. Today – it is thick spaghetti noodles.
Take a nice sauce pan, and put it on medium heat. Drop in 1 stick of butter, let it slowly clarify. One the butter is nice and separated, put in as much fresh chopped garlic as your family can stand. We use a whole head of garlic. Let the garlic simmer on low heat. This day, I cut the garlic ahead of time and put it in a dish of Olive Oil to infuse flavor. Yum O.

Simple Garlic Shrimp over Pasta

The Freezer Shrimp seems to work best. From Costco it runs around $11.00 and it will make two family meals of 6-7 shrimp each for 4 people. This is a Costco bag of Shrimp that hubby purchased at our damaged and dinged market for less than $7.00.

Once your pasta is cooked to your liking, drain and set in a nice serving bowl.

HHM Shrimp Pic 2

Add your shrimp piece by piece to the clarified butter. The butter can be on a slow simmer. Slowly cook the shrimp – once it has turned color, it is done. Could be as little as 3 minutes. You might need to flip the shrimp with a tong or fork to get both sides cooked.

HHM Shrimp Pic 3

Toss the butter, garlic and shrimp in with the pasta, and serve right away!

Garlic Shrimp – Yum O.

Shrimp, Garlic, Butter, Olive Oil, Scallions, Pasta.

Original recipe calls for 2 sticks of real butter. We have used Chicken Broth when we were working on Fat Free. A 1/2 stick of butter and a cup or so of fresh broth is delightful.

If you wanted to be Hip – and order take out from Pastini – Each serving would cost over $10.00 – This way you get to keep the yoga pants and the change.

Angie – known as Pebblekeeper on line for the last 10 years – is the mom of two crazy boys. Living on the lake, a mile from the beach, she is either Lake Schooling, Beach Schooling – or at times has been known to hit the books for – Some Schooling. Keeping the focus on growth, learning, wisdom and a love for taking care of her family – in a relaxed transparent style. –

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