Shrimp: Shrimp Tortellini

posted by shugga 03-03-101 10:19 AM

Savoring the Seasons Riverside, it's the New Bern, NC cookbook.
Shrimp Tortellini

1 (10 oz) pkg. fresh cheese tortellini
1/3 cup butter
1 lb. fresh deveined, peeled shrimp
1 shallot, minced
2 tablespoons chopped fresh basil, or 2 teaspoons dried basil
1/2 cup grated Parmesan cheese

Cook the tortellini according to the package directions. Drain and set aside.

Melt the butter in a large skillet over the medium-high heat. Add the shrimp, shallot and basil. Cook for 5 minutes or until the shrimp turn pink, stirring constantly, Add the tortellini and Parmesan cheese. Toss gently. Garnish with additional fresh basil leaves.

4 servings

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