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    Shrimp with Basil and Fresh Tomatoes

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    12 ounces fresh or frozen peeled and deveined medium shrimp
    1 tablespoon cooking oil
    1 large onion, chopped (1 cup)
    2 cloves garlic, minced
    2 cups chopped, plum or common tomatoes
    2 tablespoons snipped fresh basil or 1 teaspoon dried basil, crushed
    1 tablespoon drained capers (optional)
    1/2 teaspoon salt
    1/8 teaspoon pepper
    8 ounces spaghetti or other pasta, cooked and drained
    1/4 cup finely shredded Parmesan cheese
    Fresh basil leaves (optional)

    1. Thaw shrimp, if frozen. Set aside.
    2. Pour cooking oil into a wok or large skillet. (Add more oil as necessary during cooking.) Preheat over medium-high heat. Stir-fry onion and garlic in hot oil for 2 mintues or until onions are crisp-tender. Remove onion mixture from the wok.
    3. Add shrimp to the hot wok. Stir-fry for 2 to 3 minutes or until shrimp turn opaque.
    4. Return onion mixture to the wok. Add tomatoes, basil, capers (if desired), salt, and pepper. Stir all ingredients together. Cook and stir for 1 minute more or until heated through. Serve immediately over hot cooked spaghetti or other pasta. Sprinkle with Parmesan cheese. Garnish with fresh basil leaves, if desired. Makes 4 servings.




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