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If you are opting for something a little lighter before the big turkey showdown this is a quick and light meal to make. Hubby and I had this last night. I usually always have a bag of shrimp in my freezer, it’s something easy to defrost and quick to cook!


Put a pan of water on for your pasta, when it boils blanch the broccoli for 1 minute and scoop out with slotted spoon, then drop pasta in the same water and cook al dente.
While that’s cooking, saute at least 4 cloves of of shaved garlic with olive oil till golden, then you want to put your shrimp and broccoli in the oil and saute, next deglaze everything with some white wine. When the sauce reduces a little and all the flavors are blended, put in your pasta so it soaks up the sauce, add salt & pepper to taste, and in this case I added some sun dried tomatoes, which I think adds color and flavor. That’s it!!!!

Buon Appetito

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  1. No it’s not celebrated at all here unfortunatley:( I’d love another excuse for a big blow out dinner!!

  2. Hi Susan, Thanks, I appreciate your comments! And Happy Thanks giving to you also!

    Lorraine, I agree, especially after yesterday! I’m still full! Did your family ever have an American Thanksgiving dinner??

  3. Simple, healthy and fast!! My kind of food:)

  4. Looks great and, appunto, it’s good to fast a bit to gear up for the feast! Happy Thanksgiving!

  5. Same to you Maryann, have a great day with your family!!!

    Valli, It takes no time at all, by the time your water boils the sauce is done!

  6. Sounds like a quick and easy way to make something special!

  7. Great idea! A nice light dish before the big feast. Happy Thanksgiving Marie!!!

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