Quick and Easy Weeknight Seafood Pasta

A Delish and Simple Weeknight or Date Night Entrée.
It’s easier than it looks!
4-6 oz Linguini Pasta
1Pkg. Frozen Garlic Flavored
Marinated Mussels
1/2 Lb Jumbo Shrimp (PreCooked or Raw)
1/4 Cup Milk or Heavy Cream
1/2 Cup Dry White Wine (Substitute Lemon Juice)
Olive Oil
Garlic
2 TBSP Italian Parsley
1/4 cup Parmesan
Crushed Red Pepper (Optional)
Salt & Pepper
Start by salting the 8oz Water in a stockpot, add some olive oil to cook the pasta.

Cook according to the pasta directions through to al dente.
While the pasta cooks, prepare the other ingredients. Add some pepper and a dash of salt.
Add some olive oil to a skillet.
Add shrimp and sear 2 mins per side.
Add in some Italian parsley.
Set the shrimp aside.

Use the seared remnants to create a nice sauce.
Add in some olive oil and increase the temp to medium high heat.
Chop garlic to taste 1-4 cloves and about 1-2 TBSP parsley.
Add the the skillet and sauté for 1-2 mins.
Carefully add in the wine or substitute with lemon juice from a fresh lemon. Zest the lemon.

Set aside zest for garnish.
Once the wine reduces to about a 1/4, reduce heat to low.
Add in the milk or heavy cream. Stir.
Toss in the frozen mussels from the package.
Stir into the mix.
Cover and let cook for 4-6 mins.
Once the pasta is Al dente add from the stockpot directly to the skillet of seafood.
Fabulous!
Add until all pasta is incorporated. Toss in a few spoonfuls of stocky water from the cooked pasta pot. Add the shrimp.
Top with Parmesan.
Add some parsley to the top, substituted lemon zest as if chosen, optional crushed red pepper if preferred and serve.

Enjoy!

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