The weekend is just a few days away. If you’re not going to be leaving the house, why not kick back and relax a little, make a quick and tasty dinner, grab a bottle of your favourite wine, get some good company, curl up on that sofa and enjoy a movie.
Creamy Shrimp Pasta
2 Tbs butter
¼ cup olive oil
1 small onion, peeled and finely chopped
12 oz. medium shrimp, peeled
2 medium tomatoes, cut in small cubes or 10 cherry tomatoes, quartered
Salt and pepper to taste
¼ cup brandy
1 cup heavy whipping cream
1 Tbs white balsamic vinegar
2 Tbs parsley, finely chopped
- Cook pasta in a large pot, until tender. Drain and return to pot.
- In a large skillet, melt butter with olive oil over medium heat. Add onions, stirring occasionally (about 2 mins). Add shirmp, tomatoes, salt and pepper, stirring, 30 secs.
- Pour in brandy; cook an additional minute to allow alcohol to evaporate. Add cream and vinegar. Cook 2 minutes more, stirring. Remove from heat.
- Add cream sauce and parsley to pasta. Toss together to allow flavours to blend. Transfer to serving bowl. Garnish with additional parsley. Serve immediately with your favourite wine – Red or White.