Shrimp & Broccoli Linguine With A Lemon Wine Sauce

Topped With A Lemon Zest Breadcrumbs!
Difficulty: easy
Prep Time: 20 minutes
Cooking Time: 25 minutes


1 1/2 lb. medium shrimp, peeled & deveined
1 box linguine
3 cup broccoli florets
2 cloves garlic, minced
juice of 1 lemon
1 cup white wine
1/2 cup olive oil
3 tbsp butter
2 shallots, sliced thin
1 cup pasta water
pepper (optional)

Cooking Tools

Stock pot
Large skillet
Small skillet

Boil pasta in salted boiling water, according to directions.  In a skillet on medium-low heat, add; olive oil, butter, garlic and shallots and saute for about 5 minutes.  Toss in broccoli florets and saute until slightly tender. Add the shrimp, lemon juice and white wine and simmer on low until shrimp is done, about 8 minutes.  Drain pasta, reserve 1 cup of pasta water. Toss in pasta and the pasta water in the shrimp and coat pasta with the wine sauce.  Cook pasta for an additional 2 minutes to absorb some of the cooking liquid.  salt to taste and place in a serving dish and top with the Lemon Zest Breadcrumbs (recipe below).

Lemon Zest Breadcrumbs


1 cup breadcrumbs
1/2 tsp dried oregano
zest of 1 lemon
2 tbsp butter
1/2 cup Parmesan, grated


In a small skillet on medium heat, melt butter.  Toss in bread crumbs and oregano and stir until golden.  Add in the lemon zest and grated Parmesan cheese and remove from heat.  Top the pasta with the breadcrumbs.

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