Shrimp and Potatoes

Greek Style Shrimp and Potatoes

Serves 4

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Ingredients

  • 2 tbsp extra virgin olive oil
  • 1 sweet onion, chopped
  • 5 med size all purpose potatoes, peeled and chopped
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 tsp ground cayenne red pepper
  • salt, to taste
  • 1 cup water
  • 1 large can diced tomatoes
  • 3 tbsp chopped dill
  • feta cheese, 3.5-4 oz
  • 1 lb med size shrimp, shelled and deveined

Heat oil in skillet. Add onion, stir often until tender. Add potatoes, garlic, red pepper, cook 5 min. Add salt and water, heat to boiling over med heat. Cover, simmer over low heat 30 minutes until potatoes are tender.

Add tomatoes (with its juice), heat to boiling. Cover and simmer 15 minutes. Add shrimp, heat to boiling. Cover and simmer 5 minutes. Remove from heat, stir in feta cheese and dill.

Serve warm.

Penne or Farfalle with Shrimp

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serves 2-3 adults

Ingredients:

  • penne or farfalle pasta  (I prefer fresh or gluten-free)
  • extra virgin olive oil
  • 3 cloves garlic, chopped
  • 1 c. cherry tomatoes, halved
  • 1 lb. shrimp (med size)
  • chopped basil
  • crushed red pepper

Directions

(meanwhile boil water for pasta, cook al dente, drain)

  • heat olive oil in sauté pan
  • brown garlic, remove
  • add tomatoes and 1/2 of the basil, sauté  approx. 10 min.
  • add shrimp, cook 5-10 min
  • pour over drained pasta
  • garnish with remaining basil
  • sprinkle crushed red pepper (to taste)
  • add more olive oil if necessary

Buon Appetito!