Dora's Shrimp Pasta

Dora's Shrimp Pasta Recipe

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Tamara Bayne


This recipe was given to me by my friend Dora. It had no name, but it was a dish we had at her house so that is why I called it "Dora's Shrimp Pasta". I lost touch with Dora years ago, but have made this recipe many times, shared it just as many times and have even made it differently. But each time I have made or shared the recipe, have thought of that day at her house when she served this dish and shared her recipe.


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1 small
1 small
yellow squash
1 bunch
broccoli crowns
1 small
onion, chopped
4 clove
garlic, chopped
olive oil, extra virgin
dozen or so grape tomatoes, sliced in half
2 Tbsp
basil, dried or fresh
lemon, squeezed and zested
1 bottle
italian salad dressing, bottle or mix
parmesan cheese
1 lb
uncooked shrimp
1 can(s)
black olives, small can

How to Make Dora's Shrimp Pasta


  • 1Prepare pasta according to package directions.
  • 2In pan, sauté onion and garlic in a little olive oil until translucent; add in zucchini, summer squash and broccoli along with a little water to steam the vegetables. When the vegetables are almost done, add in the shrimp and lemon zest and steam until the shrimp turn pink.
  • 3Drain the pasta and vegetable mixture. Prepare the dressing if using the mix, and also add in the lemon juice and basil. Combine all the ingredients and slice tomatoes, add olives and Parmesan Cheese to taste.

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About Dora's Shrimp Pasta

Course/Dish: Pasta, Seafood
Other Tag: Quick & Easy
Hashtags: #easy, #shrimp, #vegetables

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