Click here to advertise on CatholicCulture.org

Catholic Recipe: New Orleans Shrimp and Spaghetti

    INGREDIENTS

  • 1/2 cup vegetable oil
  • 1/2 cup chopped scallions
  • garlic (optional)
  • 2 pounds shrimp cooked, cleaned, and deveined
  • 2 teaspoons grated lemon peel
  • salt and pepper
  • 1 Tablespoon lemon juice
  • 1/2 cup sliced pitted ripe olives
  • 1/2 pound thin spaghetti, cooked
  • Details

  • Serves: 4-6
  • Prep Time: 1 hour
  • Difficulty: • •
  • Cost: $$$$
  • For Ages: 15+
  • Origin:

Preparation time includes waiting for the water to boil for the spaghetti. Serving spaghetti with shrimp is a break from the normal meat sauce. This can be served on meatless Fridays.

DIRECTIONS

Heat vegetable oil in skillet, over medium heat; add scallions and optional garlic (amount of your choice --JGM); cook about 5 minutes. Add shrimp, lemon peel, salt, and pepper. Cook until heated through. Stir in lemon juice. Add olives and spaghetti; mix well. Makes 4 to 6 servings.

Recipe Source: Cook's Blessings, The by Demetria Taylor, Random House, New York, 1965
Subscribe for free
Click here to advertise on CatholicCulture.org

Recent Catholic Commentary

Wrongheaded diocesan legal defenses in abuse cases 12 hours ago
New HHS Mandate must truly eliminate complicity July 23
Self-Esteem: Beyond Pop Psychology July 23
Government Crackdowns on God and Nature July 22
A legislative mockery: Massachusetts lawmakers rush to replace unconstitutional 'buffer zone' bill July 22

Top Catholic News

Most Important Stories of the Last 30 Days
Vatican issues working document for Synod of Bishops on the family CWN - June 26
New management, new changes coming for reformed Vatican bank CWN - July 8
Sweeping reforms to Vatican's media, financial operations CWN - July 9
‘Even Genghis Khan didn’t do this’: Mosul emptied of Christians CWN - July 21