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Shrimp Linguine With Basil-Garlic Butter



Cooking Time:

Prep: 20 minutes, Cook: 12 minutes


  • 3 tbsp Olive oil
  • 1 pound Shrimp, large, peeled and deveined
  • 2 tsp garlic, minced
  • 3 tbsp Basil, fresh, chopped
  • 3 tbsp Butter
  • 1 pound Linguine (preferably fresh)
  • Grated Asiago cheese (as desired)


  • Set a pot to boil for the linguine, adding 1 tbsp of the olive oil and a few dashes of salt to the water.
  • Cook the linguine for 7-8 minutes (al dente), stirring every minute.
  • While the linguine is cooking, heat a large skillet with remaining olive oil.
  • When hot, add the shrimp to the skillet, sauteeing until the shrimp turns pink, about 3-4 minutes.
  • Add the garlic and the basil to the saute and cook an additional 2-3 minutes.
  • Add the butter, and then toss in the pasta, making sure to coat the pasta with the sauce. Remove from heat.
  • Serve immediately and garnish with the Asiago cheese as desired!

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