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Pasta with Shrimp and Zucchini


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  • 2 cups shrimp
  • 2 large zucchinis, sliced in disks
  • 1 large onion , chopped
  • 6-8 garlic cloves crushed
  • 1 sliced fennel ( optional )
  • 8-10 cherry tomatoes cut lengthwise or 1 mid-size tomato chopped
  • ¼ cup white wine
  • ¼ cup chopped fresh parsley or coriander or both
  • 300 grams pasta, penne is good for this one


Level of difficulty Average
Cost Average budget


Step 1

Saute the onion in olive oil until light golden, add fennel , if using, saute.

Add zucchinis and saute for few minutes ( based on how fresh and small they are) they should still be firm when you add the shrimp.

Add the tomatoes and cook for few minutes.

Add the crushed garlic and cook for few minutes

Add the shrimp and some butter , turn up the heat to allow the shrimp to cook.

Add the wine and let it cook.

Be careful not to overcook the shrimp.

Add pasta water if you need more sauce

Drain pasta, mix and serve.

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