Tonight I turned to my fridge, freezer, pantry and herb garden for inspiration and made this delicious meal for one. It was so tasty I wanted to share it here.
Shrimp and White Beans over Angel Hair Pasta
- 15-20 cooked shrimp
- 8 oz white beans
- 8 oz heirloom grape & cherry tomatoes – halved
- 4 oz angel hair pasta
- 1/2 c toasted panko bread crumbs
- 1 large or 2 small garlic cloves – minced
- 1 T chopped shallot
- 1 T olive oil
- 2 T fresh lemon juice
- 1 T dry white wine
- 2 T butter
- 1 t oregano
- Fresh basil
- 1 T toasted pine nuts
- red pepper flakes, salt and pepper to taste
Mix toasted panko bread crumbs with oregano.Chiffonade fresh basil. Cook angel hair pasta as directed on packaging. In a large skillet add olive oil, garlic and shallots and saute for 3-4 minutes at a medium heat, Add red pepper flakes, shrimp and white beans.. After 2-3 minutes, add tomatoes, lemon juice and wine, lower heat and allow to simmer for 3 minutes, add butter, salt and pepper to taste.
In a bowl, layer pasta then add shrimp and bean mixture. Top with pine nuts, panko and basil and serve immediately.