Shrimp with Arugula and Penne Pasta

  • Yield 6 servings

"As a registered nurse living in Manhattan with a miniature galley, one or two pot dishes, simple and healthy, were shared and enhanced. I ended up with this delicious combination."


1/4 cup, plus 2 tablespoons, olive oil
2 pounds medium shrimp, peeled and deveined
1/4 teaspoon red pepper flakes
1 teaspoon dried oregano
1/2 cup sliced of dry or jarred sundried tomatoes
2 tablespoons chopped shallots
2 bunches arugula
1 1/2 tablespoons freshly squeezed lemon juice
1 pound penne pasta, cooked


  1. Heat 2 tablespoons oil in skillet; add shrimp, red pepper flakes, and oregano. Saute 2 minutes. Add sundried tomatoes and shallots. Saute another 2 to 3 minutes or until shrimp is pink. Scrape into a large bowl.
  2. Add arugula, remaining olive oil and lemon juice to shrimp mixture. Fold in cooked pasta.

Recipe by JoAnn Geary, Whispering Pines, N.C.