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Recipe: Shrimp Scampi with Linguine

Recipe: Shrimp Scampi with Linguine

Ingredients

1 lb linguine, cooked to package directions
1 lb large shrimp, cleaned, peeled (leaving tails) and slightly butterflied
1 small yellow onion, finely chopped
4 cloves garlic, finely chopped
3 tbsp chopped fresh Italian parsley
½ cup dry white wine
¼ fl oz olive oil
2 tbsp freshly squeezed lemon juice
1 pinch red pepper (or more to taste)
a few pinches salt and pepper
3 tbsp unsalted , divided

Directions

Clean and peel the shrimp. Make the marinade. Combine the onion, garlic, olive oil, wine, lemon juice, parsley and seasonings in a large bowl. Place the shrimp in the bowl and marinate for 20-30 minutes.

While the shrimp is marinating. Cook pasta to package directions. Toss with olive oil.

Preheat the flat top grill or skillet on medium high. Melt 1 tbsp of the butter on the grill then place the shrimp and marinade on top. Cook for 2 minutes then flip the shrimp and cook for another minute or until cooked through. Toss with the rest of the butter.

Serve on top of the linguine. Top with more parsley.

~ Marla Meridith

Recipe: Baked Garlic Parmesan Chicken Wings

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Recipe: Linguine with Fresh Cherry Tomato Sauce

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Recipe: Linguine with Shallots, Garlic and Pine Nuts

In just 20 minutes you can have this healthy & delicious meal on the table. This vegan pasta is a great dish  for busy weeknights, your entire family will love it! Here’s the link to purchase some E3AFA algae

Ingredients

8 ounces linguine, cooked to package directions
olive oil to toss the pasta
1 scoop E3AFA nutritional algae powder
1/4 cup olive oil
1 shallot, minced
2 cloves garlic, minced
1/4 cup toasted pine nuts
2 tbsp chopped Italian parsley, plus more for garnish

Directions

Cook the linguine to package directions. Drain and toss immediately with some olive oil. Toss pasta with the E3AFA nutritional algae until it’s well coated.

Heat the 1/4 cup oil in a 10 inch skillet over medium heat. When hot and shimmering add the shallots and garlic. Cook for 3-5 minutes until fragrant and translucent. Mix in the pine nuts and parsley. Heat for a minute.

Toss the pasta with the shallots mixture. Transfer to bowls and serve topped with some more parsley.

~ Marla Meridith

Spaghetti Squash with Roasted Tomatoes and Garlic

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Baked Garlic Parmesan Chicken Drumsticks

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Recipe: Linguine with Fresh Cherry Tomato Sauce

1 pound linguine
2 tbsp olive oil, plus more to toss with pasta
1 tbsp unsalted butter
1 large shallot, minced
2 cloves garlic, minced
1 (10.5 oz) package cherry tomatoes
splash of dry white wine
1 tbsp freshly chopped Italian parsley, plus more for serving
1/4 tsp Kosher salt, plus more to taste
1/4 tsp black pepper, plus more to taste
–serve with
freshly grated Parmesan or Romano cheese

Cook the linguine to package directions. Drain and toss in a large serving bowl with some olive oil.
While the pasta is cooking make the sauce: heat the olive oil and butter over medium heat in a 10′ cast iron skillet until the butter is melted.
Sauté the shallots for 5 minutes, stirring frequently. Add the garlic and cook for another minute. Add the the tomatoes and splash of wine.
Cook for about 6 minutes or until the tomatoes are soft. Mash the tomatoes against the bottom of the pan with the back of a fork or wooden spoon. Be careful not to be splashed with hot tomato juices. Stir in the parsley, salt and pepper.
Toss the pasta with the cooked tomato sauce, top with more parsley and serve immediately with freshly grated cheese.

~ Marla Meridith

Recipe: Baked Garlic Parmesan Chicken Wings

Around here we can’t get enough chicken wings and this recipe for Baked Garlic Parmesan Chicken Wings is among our favorites! Serve as part of your weeknight dinner or for any kind of entertaining. Great for game day!

4 servings

–for the chicken
1 tsp dried oregano
1 tsp dried parsley
1 tsp black pepper
3/4 tsp kosher salt
1 tsp garlic powder
2 1/2 pounds chicken wings
olive oil to drizzle garlic
–for the sauce
4 tbsp butter
2 cloves garlic, minced
2 tbsp olive oil
2 tbsp freshly chopped parsley
1/4 cup grated parmesan cheese

Preheat the oven to 425˚F with the rack in the middle.
Line a baking sheet with tin foil. Place a wire rack onto the prepared pan.
Pat dry the chicken wings with paper towels. Combine the seasonings in a medium bowl and toss the wings one at a time in the seasonings.
Place the chicken in a single layer onto the rack. Bake for 25 minutes or until the chicken is completely cooked through.
While the chicken is cooking make the sauce. Melt the butter in a small skillet over medium heat. Reduce the heat to low, add the garlic and sauté for about 2-3 minutes, until fragrant and softened. Remove from the heat and transfer to a bowl to cool. When the butter is room temperature mix in the olive oil, parsley and parmesan.
When the chicken is done baking, transfer to a serving platter. Spoon the garlic, parmesan mixture over the top. The sauce will melt again as it hits the hot chicken. Serve immediately with lots of napkins.

~ Marla Meridith

Linguine with Shallots, Garlic and Pine Nuts

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~ Marla Meridith

Baked Garlic Parmesan Chicken Drumsticks

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Spaghetti Squash with Roasted Tomatoes and Garlic

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