Shrimp Over Linguine with Garlic and Lemon sauce

1 head of broccoli
1 pound shrimp, you may have to peel unless you buy peeled shrimp
1/2 teaspoon kosher salt
1/4 teaspoon black pepper
2 tablespoons olive oil, divided
2 cups zucchini, sliced
1 cup grape tomatoes, cut in half
3 cloves garlic, minced
2 teaspoon lemon zest
2 tablespoons lemon juice
  1. Cut broccoli into florets and place in steamer. Steam for approximately 10 minutes or until fully cooked. (Start next steps – when broccoli is cooked place in bowl and set aside)
  2. Bring a large pot of water to a boil for the pasta.
  3. Season shrimp with salt and pepper.
  4. In large saute pan heat 1 tablespoon of oil over medium heat.
  5. Add sliced zucchini and saute for 4 minutes or until tender.
  6. Add sliced grape tomatoes and saute for 2 minutes or until soft.
  7. Put cooked vegetables in a bowl and set aside.
  8. Add 1 tablespoon of oil to saute pan. Then add garlic and cook for 2 minutes. (Make sure garlic does not brown or burn).
  9. Add pasta to boiling water and cook according to directions or al dente. Drain pasta and set aside in large bowl.
  10. Add seasoned shrimp to saute pan and cook for 2-3 minutes on both sides. Shrimp should be pink on both sides when fully cooked.
  11. Add lemon juice and zest to the pan.
  12. Add cooked zucchini and tomatoes back into the pan and stir to combine.
  13. Add shrimp and vegetables to large bowl of pasta and mix to combine.
  14. Enjoy with broccoli on the side.


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