Shrimp Zucchini Pasta PuttanescaThis flavour-infused pasta dish is terrific for any season.  It takes a little bit of prep time but is a one-dish meal with a clever combination of flavours and textures that satisfies hunger as well as palate.  Easily created in any galley kitchen and upsize as needed to suit the size of your crowd.

Prep Time: 20 minutes
Cook Time: 25 minutes
Total Time: 45 minutes

Ingredients

    1 tablespoon extra virgin olive oil
    1 large garlic clove, minced
    3 anchovy filets
    1/4 teaspoon red pepper flakes
    1 14.5oz can, whole tomatoes
    1.5 tablespoons capers
    3 tablespoons halved kalamata (or green) olives
    1/2 teaspoon dried oregano
    1.5 tablespoons freshly chopped parsley + more to garnish
    salt and pepper, to taste
    2 medium zucchinis, Blade C, noodles trimmed
    10-12 medium shrimp, deveined, shells removed

Instructions

    Place a large saucepan over medium-low heat and add in the olive oil. Once the oil heats, add in the garlic, red pepper flakes and anchovy filets. Cook for 1 minute, allowing the anchovies to mainly dissolve, and then add in the tomatoes, crushing with your hands as you add them into the saucepan.

Make sure to pour all of the juices from the can into the saucepan.

Stir the tomatoes and add in the capers, olives, parsley, oregano and season with salt and pepper. Add in the shrimp, cover and cook about 5 minutes or until shrimp are cooked through.

Uncover, remove the shrimp with a slotted spoon or pasta tongs and set aside on a plate.

Let the mixture reduce fully, about 10 minutes. Once reduced, add in the shrimp and zucchini noodles and cook for 3 minutes, tossing frequently, or until zucchini cooks to al dente.

Portion the pasta into bowls and garnish each with additional parsley. Enjoy!

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Recipe courtesy of Inspiralized.com

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