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Pork and Broccoli Marsala Pasta (I call it Fire Pasta and love it)

Pork and Broccoli Marsala Pasta (I call it Fire Pasta and love it)

Ingredients:

  • 8 oz. boneless pork loin, thinly sliced
  • 2 tbls. of flour
  • 2 tbls. Olive oil
  • 1 tbls. Garlic, minced
  • 1 tsp. red pepper flake (makes it very spicy, use less if you don’t like really spicy food)
  • 1 tsp. thyme
  • 1 tsp. basil
  • 1tsp. sage
  • ¾ cup of marsala cooking wine
  • ¾ cup of chicken broth
  • 12 oz bag of frozen broccoli florets thawed (not cooked)
  • 2 tbls. Butter
  • 8 oz. angel hair pasta cooked al dente
  • ¼ cup of Parmesan cheese

Directions:

  1. Season pork with salt and pepper then toss with flour.  Heat oil in a sauté pan over medium heat; add pork and sauté until browned, about 3 minutes.  Stir in garlic, spices and pepper flakes and cook for 1 minute.
  2. Deglaze with marsala, then stir in the broth and broccoli florets.  Cover and cook for about 7 minutes or until broccoli is to your liking.
  3. Finish with butter, server over angel hair pasta and top with parmesan cheese.



Spicy Parmesan Shrimp Pasta

 

Serves 2

 

Ingredients:

  • 1 pound raw peeled and deveined shrimp
  • just under a 1/2 cup of olive oil
  • 5/8 cup of parmesan cheese
  • 6 garlic cloves (minced)
  • 3 tsp of brown sugar
  • 3 tsp of soy sauce
  • 1 tsp of red pepper flakes
  • 2 servings of angel hair pasta

 

Directions:

  • In a bowl, whisk olive oil, parmesan cheese, brown sugar, soy sauce, garlic and red pepper flakes together.
  • Add shrimp to a large zip lock bag, pour marinade over top then seal bag and shake to coat.
  • Place in fridge to marinate for 30 minutes or 2-4 hours or overnight if desired.
  • Bring water to a boil in a large pot and cook angel hair pasta according to directions.
  • While pasta is cooking, heat a large skillet over medium-high heat.  Add shrimp and marinade (just dump the entire contents of the bag into the skillet), then cook shrimp until pink - about 2 minutes per side.
  • As soon as shrimp is finished, add pasta into the skillet and toss to coat completely.
  • Top with additional parmesan cheese and serve.

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