Pasta Shells with Garlic Lime Shrimp and Broccoli

Here you have a super easy Pasta recipe for any day of the week! I hope you like it!

  • 1 lb Shrimp (cleaned, peeled and deveined)
  • 1 Cups uncooked Pasta shells
  • 2 Cups uncooked Broccoli Florets
  • 1 cup White Wine
  • 1 small Chopped Onion
  • ¼ Cup Chopped Parsley
  • 2 Tbsp Butter
  • ½ Garlic Powder
  • 1 tsp Dry Orégano
  • Black Pepper ( to taste )
  • Salt ( to taste )
  • 2 tbsp Olive Oil
  • Crushed Red Pepper ( to taste )
  • 1 Lime
  • 4 - 5 Garlic Cloves

Bring plenty of water to a boil. Then season the water with a bit of extra virgin olive oil, also add in two garlic cloves, one bay leaf, and salt. Add in the pasta and cook for five minutes.  Then add in the broccoli florets and continue to cook for another five more minutes or until the pasta is al dente. Then drain it and set it aside.

Season the shrimp with the garlic powder, a pinch of dry orégano, salt, black pepper and crushed red pepper. Also add in the zest of one lime, then toss together until the shrimp is well seasoned and set aside.

In a large skillet, on low heat add in the butter together with five minced garlic cloves, cook on very low heat for about four minutes or until the butter gets bubbly and it gets a light gold color.  Once the butter is ready, now add in the chopped onion and continue to cook for two more minutes to soften the onion.

After the onios is ready, now add in the the wine, season with the dry orégano, salt and pepper and crushed red pepper, and continue to cook for five minutes or until the sauce reduces to half.

After five minutes, the sauce is reduced, now add in the shrimp and cook for three minutes.

After three minutes, the shrimp is almost cooked, now add in the pasta and the brócoli, also add in the chopped parsley, toss together, and taste the flavor, add more salt and pepper if needed. And continue to cook until the pasta is well heated through and the shrimp is well cooked.

Serve over some spinach or some lettuce.