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T&C EveryDay Ama’s Lemon Pasta with Shrimp

T&C EveryDay Ama’s Lemon Pasta with Shrimp

Difficulty Level: Easy
  • Prep Time:
    10 Minutes
  • Cook Time:
    PT25M
    15 Minutes
  • Yield:
    4-6 Servings
Our employee Marea Price says, “Ama is my Mom. She taught my daughter, Payton, to catch, clean and cook shrimp and crab. Now Payton cooks this recipe for me… it’s my favorite!”
Ingredients
  • 1 box T&C EveryDay Cavatappi
  • 4 tablespoons butter
  • 4 lemons, zested
  • 2 lemons, juiced
  • ⅓ cup heavy cream
  • 1-2 teaspoons ground black pepper
  • ½ cup grated Parmesan cheese (plus more for serving)
  • 1 cup reserved pasta water
  • 1 pound shrimp (peeled, deveined, tails removed) or shelled crab
  • Chopped fresh parsley, for garnish
  • 1 box T&C EveryDay Cavatappi
  • 51.12g butter
  • 4 lemons, zested
  • 2 lemons, juiced
  • 78.86ml heavy cream
  • 1-2 teaspoons ground black pepper
  • 118.29ml grated Parmesan cheese (plus more for serving)
  • 236.59ml reserved pasta water
  • 453.59g shrimp (peeled, deveined, tails removed) or shelled crab
  • Chopped fresh parsley, for garnish

Our employee Marea Price says, “Ama is my Mom. She taught my daughter, Payton, to catch, clean and cook shrimp and crab. Now Payton cooks this recipe for me… it’s my favorite!”

Preparation
STEP 1

Bring a large pot of salted water to boil and cook pasta per package instructions. Reserve 1 cup of pasta water before straining pasta.

STEP 2

Strain pasta and return pot to medium-low heat. Add butter to melt.

STEP 3

To melted butter, add lemon zest, lemon juice, and pepper. Stir and cook to bring out flavor. About 1-2 minutes.

STEP 4

Add cream and ½ cup of reserved pasta water.

STEP 5

Add shrimp (or crab) and cook until just done. You do not want to overcook!

STEP 6

Add pasta back to pot and mix to evenly coat. Add more pasta water if needed to build sauce.

STEP 7

Off heat, add parmesan cheese and parsley. Give it one more mix so every - thing is evenly dispersed. Serve with extra parmesan cheese and enjoy!

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