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shrimp florentine

(1 rating)
Recipe by
DeAnne Townsend
Greene, NY

This is easy and fast, good enough for company or just a wonderfiul family dinner.

(1 rating)
yield 4 -6
prep time 30 Min
cook time 20 Min

Ingredients For shrimp florentine

  • 10-12 Tbsp
    olive oil, extra virgin
  • 2-3 Tbsp
    balsamic vinegar
  • 1/2 tsp
    italian herbs, 'grinders'
  • 1/2 c
    1/2 diced mozzarella cheese
  • 3-4 Tbsp
    old bay seasoning
  • 24-36 lg
  • 1/2 c
    large curd cottage cheese (drained)
  • 1/2 c
    shredded mozzarella cheese
  • 1/4 c
    shredded parmesan cheese
  • 2 lg
    bags frozen chopped spinach
  • 1 box
    cappellini pasta
  • 1 jar
    roasted red peppers 8-10 oz

How To Make shrimp florentine

  • 1
    bring water to a boil & cook pasta as directed. drain, Rinse. Set aside In same kettle, melt 2 Tablespoons butter & 3 Tablespoons Olive Oil, cottage cheese, shredded Mozzarella, parmesan cheese. When cheese mix STARTS to become stringy, add pasta and TOSS well.
  • 2
    Heat large skillet, 2 tablespoons of Olive oil, 3or4 Tablespoons of “Old Bay” seasoning Place shrimp in heated oil, as edge of shrimp turn white, turn over. Cover with large bag of frozen cut leaf spinach. Add ¼ cup hot water, when spinach is cooked (5-6 min) stir.
  • 3
    In mixing bowl, place 6-8 Tablespoons Olive oil, 2-3 Tablespoons balsamic vinegar, liberal shake of Italian herbs, cubed mozzarella, mix until all cheese is coated with mixture. SET ASIDE
  • 4
    Place pasta & cheese mix on a large platter, slice and place roasted peppers in kettle and let stand while placeing cooked shrimp & spinach carefully in the center of the pasta mix. pour the seasoned CUBED CHEESE MIXTURE ON TOP. Place strips of warmed roasted peppers on shrimp for garnish.

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