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Shrimp Verdi

Ingredients

  • 1 lb. medium shrimp, peeled and cleaned
  • 1 qt. chicken stock
  • 10 cloves garlic, peeled
  • O&CO. Everyday  Olive Oil
  • 1 large head of Escarole, washed well and cut into 2 inch pieces
  • 1 pkg. O&CO. Semi dried Tomatoes
  • 1 pkg. O&CO. Spaghetti
  • Salt & pepper to taste
  • O&CO. Affiorato

Directions

  1. Bring 6 quarts of salted water to boil in a large pot. 
  2. In a large sauté pan, add 2-3 tbsp. Everyday olive oil and 6 cloves garlic. 
  3. Sauté garlic until golden on all sides, do not burn garlic! When garlic is done, remove and set aside. 
  4. Put several handfuls of escarole in pan and cook until wilted. Continue adding escarole until all the greens are in the pan. Add salt & pepper to taste and continue cooking until the escarole gets a little browned. Set aside. 
  5. In a small saucepan, add 2 tbsp. Everyday olive oil and 4 cloves of garlic. Cook until garlic is golden on all sides. 
  6. Remove garlic, let oil rest for a minute and then carefully add the chicken stock. 
  7. Add the pasta to the boiling water and cook according to package directions. 
  8. While pasta is cooking, bring chicken stock to a boil and add shrimp. 
  9. Cook until the shrimp are fully cooked (about 5 minutes, shrimp will be pink and opaque).  
  10. Take 5 of the cooked garlic cloves and mince through a garlic press into the chicken stock. 
  11. Add the bag of semi dried tomatoes and stir well. 
  12. When pasta is done, drain well and add the chicken stock mixture. 
  13. Toss in the sautéed escarole and place mixture in a large pasta bowl. 
  14. Drizzle with Affiorato and serve.