Linguine with Scampi

Ingredients

  • 1 (12 ounce) package linguini pasta
  • ¾ cup butter
  • 1 pound shrimp, peeled and deveined
  • 4 cloves garlic, minced
  • 2 tablespoons lemon juice
  • 3 tablespoons chopped fresh parsley
  • salt and pepper to taste
  • Directions

  • Step 1

    Preheat oven to 400 degrees F (200 degrees C). Place the butter or margarine in 9×13 inch glass baking dish, and place in oven until butter melts.

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  • Step 2

    Bring a large pot of lightly salted water to a boil. Add pasta and cook for 8 to 10 minutes or until al dente. Drain, and transfer to a large serving bowl.

  • Step 3

    Stir the shrimp, garlic, and lemon juice into the melted butter. Return dish to oven. Bake for 3 minutes. Remove from the oven, and mix in parsley; continue baking until shrimp are opaque, about 2 minutes longer.Season with salt and pepper.

  • Step 4

    Spoon the shrimp and butter sauce over the linguini, and toss to coat the pasta. Serve immediately.

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