Monday, January 12, 2009

Lemon-Garlic Pasta with Langostino and Broccoli, from Kris

- 1 package frozen langostino, thawed (preferably uncooked)
- 3 broccoli crowns in pieces
- 1 package spaghetti noodles
- 5 cloves garlic finely chopped
- juice of 3 lemons
- zest of 1/2 lemon
- 1/2 cup parm cheese
- 3 TBSP olive oil
- 1 TBSP butter
- salt and pepper to taste

Bring large pot of water to boil, add salt and 1/3 of the chopped garlic to boiling water. Add pasta and cook according to package directions. While past is cooking, place broccoli pieces in another pot of boiling water to blanche. Take out after 1 minute and drain. When pasta is done cooking, drain and combine with broccoli in strainer. Using same pot that pasta was cooked in, heat oil and butter over medium heat. Add remaining chopped garlic and cook for 1 minute - do not allow garlic to burn or brown. Add langostino to oil and cook until done, return pasta/broccoli to the pot. Pour lemon juice and parm cheese over the top, toss well and serve.

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