Meatless Friday: Date-Night Shrimp Fra Diavolo


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This Shrimp Fra Diavolo recipe makes just enough for two, making it perfect for your next Date Night. Stir up some mac & cheese for the kiddos, then tuck them into bed and enjoy this quick-and-easy grownup dinner with restaurant-quality flavor.

Date-Night Shrimp Fra Diavolo

2 TBL olive oil
1 TBL butter
5 large garlic cloves, minced
1 shallot, minced
1 1/2 tsp crushed red pepper (or to taste)
1/2 tsp dried oregano
1/2 tsp dried basil
1/2 tsp kosher salt
2 cups diced fresh tomatoes, seeded (or 1 14-oz can diced tomatoes with juice)
1/2 lb. raw shrimp, peeled and deveined, tails off
1/4 cup fresh parsley, washed and chopped

In heavy skillet, heat oil and butter and stir until butter melts. Add garlic and shallot and cook 2 minutes. Add spices. Cook and stir until fragrant. Stir in tomatoes. Simmer 5 minutes. Add shrimp and cook 5 minutes or until opaque, turning shrimp halfway through cooking.

Serve over your favorite pasta. Garnish with chopped fresh parsley.

Date-Night Shrimp Fra Diavolo recipe for Meatless Friday at by Barb Szyszkiewicz

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Copyright 2016 Barb Szyszkiewicz, OFS.


About Author

Barb Szyszkiewicz is a wife, mom, Secular Franciscan, managing editor for Today's Catholic Teacher magazine and editor at Her three children range in age from high school to young adult, and she enjoys writing, cooking, and reading. Barb is a music minister at her parish and an avid Notre Dame football and basketball fan. Find her blog at FranciscanMom and her family’s favorite recipes with nutrition information for diabetics at Cook and Count.

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