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Shrimp And Peas With Farfalle

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Shrimp And Peas With Farfalle

If you’re looking to save time, skip the fresh English peas and opt for frozen peas that have been thawed instead. Toasting the breadcrumbs gives them a richer flavor and crunchier texture.

How to Make It

Step 1

Bring 4 qt. water to a boil in a stockpot over high heat. Add 1/4 cup salt; return to a boil. Add pasta; boil, stirring occasionally, 11 minutes. Add peas, and cook 3 minutes or until peas are tender. Drain, reserving 1 cup pasta water.

Step 2

Melt 2 Tbsp. butter in a medium skillet over medium heat; add breadcrumbs, and cook, stirring often, 4 minutes or until brown. Add 1 tsp. zest, and cook, stirring constantly, 2 minutes. Remove from heat.

Step 3

Sauté shrimp in remaining butter in stockpot over medium-high heat 4 minutes or just until shrimp turn pink. Stir in lemon juice and 1/2 cup reserved pasta water. Stir in pasta mixture. Stir in up to 1/2 cup pasta water until desired consistency is reached. Transfer mixture to a platter. Top with panko, parsley, black pepper, and remaining lemon zest.

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