SimpleMD Recipes: Shrimp Scampi

SimpleMD Mediterranean Diet Shrimp Scampi

For all of our seafood lovers: a decadent shrimp scampi provides loads of flavor and key ingredients of the Mediterranean Diet. Our SimpleMD scampi recipe is an easy-to-prepare Mediterranean dish your tastebuds will surely enjoy.

SHRIMP SCAMPI

Serves 4

INGREDIENTS

  • 6 ounces uncooked angel hair pasta

  • 1 teaspoon extra virgin olive oil

  • ½ cup chopped green bell pepper

  • 2 teaspoons bottled minced garlic

  • 1 (14.5-ounce) can diced tomatoes with basil, garlic, and oregano, undrained

  • ⅛ teaspoon black pepper

  • 1 pound peeled and deveined medium shrimp

  • ⅛ teaspoon ground red pepper

  • 6 tablespoons (about 1 ½ ounces) crumbled feta cheese

PREPARATION

  1. Cook pasta according to package, omitting salt and fat. Drain, and keep warm.

  2. Heat oil in a large nonstick skillet over medium-high heat. Add green bell pepper to pan; sauté 1 minute. Add garlic and tomatoes; cook 1 minute. Add black pepper and shrimp; cover and cook 3 minutes or until shrimp are done. Stir in red pepper; remove from heat.

  3. Place 1 cup pasta on each of 4 plates. Top each serving with 1 cup shrimp mixture and 1 ½ tablespoons cheese.