Lent Is Upon Us

With the beginning of Lent just alittle over a week away, I decided to share some Of my  families  favorite Lenten dishes with ya’ll. I hope ya’ll give this a try and let me hear from as to what you think of the dish.



Patti’s Shrimp Scampi:

  2 pounds large unpeeled shrimp (about 48 total)
  3 tablespoons Butter

  3 chopped Roma tomatoes

  1 cup chopped red pepper

   8 (or more) crushed garlic cloves
   1/2 cup dry white wine
   4 tsp. dried parsley (or 1/4 cup fresh)
   1/4 cup lemon juice
   1/2 tsp. salt
   1/4 tsp. fresh ground pepper
   1 lb. package of angel hair pasta, cooked and hot

Line large baking dish with foil. Peel shrimp. Cut each down the back but not through the underside, leaving the tail portion intact. Place shrimp on foil, closely together. Melt butter in skillet over medium heat. Add garlic and bell pepper; sauté 2 minutes. Stir in tomatoes and remove from heat after 1 minute. Stir in wine, parsley, lemon juice, salt and pepper. Spoon mixture over shrimp. Broil for about 6 minutes, until shrimp is done. Serve over angel hair pasta.