Angel Hair with Shrimp and Three Herb Dressing
Makes 4 servings
1 pound angel hair or capellini
1/4 cup olive oil, divided
1 pound large shrimp, peeled and deveined
2 garlic cloves, sliced
1/2 cup chopped mint
3/4 cup chopped chives
1/2 cup chopped basil
1/4 cup lemon juice
2 teaspoons salt
1. Bring a large pot of salted water to boil. Cook the pasta according to package directions until al dente. Drain and set aside in a large bowl. Toss with 2 tablespoons of olive oil.
2. In a large skillet, heat the remaining olive oil over medium-high heat. Add the shrimp and the garlic. Saute the shrimp until they are pink on both sides, about 2 or 3 minutes. Add the pasta to the skillet along with the herbs, lemon juice, and salt. Toss to coat.
3. Serve the pasta straight from the pan.