Got To Be NC
Recipe by: Lisa Prince

This dish is so easy and fresh.  I love that you don’t cook this sauce and you can use a variety of tomatoes.  This sauce would also be great with the fried Eggplant as well and then you would have a great vegetarian meal.

Servings: 4
Cook Time: Prep Time: 30 minutes; Total Time: 45 minutes
Meal Type: Entree
NC Ingredients: Shrimp, Tomatoes, Herbs

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Ingredients

3/4
pound NC shrimp
12
ounces linguine
1
½ lbs. NC tomatoes, any variety (red, yellow, Roma, beefsteak) – quartered
4
tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil, divided
1
clove garlic, chopped
3/4
tsp. kosher salt
1/4
tsp. black pepper
1/2
cup fresh basil, chopped
1/4
cup grated Parmesan (1ounce)
Red pepper flakes to desired heat

Directions

Peel and devein the shrimp.  Toss in olive oil and crushed red pepper flakes and place on skewers.

Brush grill or spray with olive oil.  Grill until pink on both sides.

Cook the pasta according to the package directions.  Drain the pasta and return it to the pot.

Meanwhile, in a food processor, puree the tomatoes, oil, garlic, ¾ teaspoon salt, and ¼ teaspoon pepper.

Toss the pasta with the tomato sauce and half the basil.  Place shrimp on top of pasta.  Sprinkle with the Parmesan and the remaining basil before serving.