Shrimp Sweet Corn & Tomato Pasta

17 Dec

You ever have those days when you don`t have a clue what`s for dinner but want something quick, easy & delicious. Well that`s me pretty often & this is exactly what this simple man`s plan for healthier eating has for you today! Shrimp Sweet Corn & Tomato Pasta,6 main ingredients & on the table in 20 minutes. Really, what more can you ask for. 
Here`s what you`ll need:
Pasta- 100 grams per person, I used spaghetti but use what you like.
Shrimp- 6-8 per person shelled & deveined
Tomatoes- 1/2 cup per person
Sweet Corn- 1/4 cup per person
Garlic-1-2 cloves minced
Basil- chiffonade or thinly sliced
Olive Oil
Red Pepper Flakes (optional)
Bring a large pot of salted water to a boil & cook the pasta according to the directions.
Heat a good splash of olive oil in a saute pan over medium high heat, add the garlic, a bit of salt & pepper & a pinch of red pepper. Give a stir & cook about 30 seconds.

 

 

Add in the sweet corn, stir & cook for a minute or 2.

 

 

 

Toss in the tomatoes & cook for another minute or so.

 

 

 

In go the shrimp.

 

 

 

 

These are going to cook fast, 1-2 minutes per side.

 

 

 

Drain the pasta & add to the skillet. Add some of the basil, reserving a bit to garnish.

 

 

 

Stir or toss & cook for another minute or so.

 

 

Plate & garnish with a little basil. Enjoy this super quick & simple Shrimp Sweet Corn & Tomato Pasta.

Shrimp Sweet Corn & Tomato Pasta

Shrimp Sweet Corn & Tomato Pasta

Ingredients

  • Pasta- 100 grams per person, I used spaghetti but use what you like.
  • Shrimp- 6-8 per person shelled & deveined
  • Tomatoes- 1/2 cup per person
  • Sweet Corn- 1/4 cup per person
  • Garlic-1-2 cloves minced
  • Basil- chiffonade or thinly sliced
  • Olive Oil
  • Red Pepper Flakes (optional)

Instructions

  1. Bring a large pot of salted water to a boil & cook the pasta according to the directions.
  2. Heat a good splash of olive oil in a saute pan over medium high heat, add the garlic, a bit of salt & pepper & a pinch of red pepper. Give a stir & cook about 30 seconds.
  3. Add in the sweet corn, stir & cook for a minute or 2.
  4. Toss in the tomatoes & cook for another minute or so.
  5. Add the shrimp.
  6. These are going to cook fast, 1-2 minutes per side.
  7. Drain the pasta & add to the skillet. Add some of the basil, reserving a bit to garnish.
  8. Stir or toss & cook for another minute or so.
  9. Plate & garnish with a little basil.
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