Spaghettoni with Shrimp & Peppers
Spaghettoni with Shrimp & Peppers is an easy and elegant pasta dish suitable for any day of the week.
Servings 4 -6
- 1/4 cup olive oil
- 2 cloves minced garlic
- 1 cup sliced red onion
- 1 green bell pepper sliced
- 1 red bell pepper sliced
- 2 cups cooked shrimp
- 1 cup chopped tomatoes
- 1/2 teaspoon dried basil
- pinch of chili pepper
- salt and pepper
- 1/2 cup white wine
- 1/4 cup brandy
- 2 tablespoons butter
- 454 grams spaghettoni or spaghetti
- grated Parmesan cheese to taste
- chopped parsley to taste
Bring a large sauce pot filled with cold water, to boil.
Heat the olive oil in a large frying pan and sauté together the garlic, red onion, green and red peppers for about 5 minutes.
Stir in the shrimp, tomatoes, basil, chili pepper, salt and pepper and cook for a few minutes.
Add in the white wine, brandy and the butter. Stir the sauce and let simmer for about 10 minutes.
At this point your water should be at a roaring boil. Add in salt to the water and pasta. Stir well and cook according to package instructions.
Drain the spaghettoni and place the pasta on a serving platter.
Pour the shrimp sauce over the pasta.
Sprinkle with the grated parmesan cheese and chopped parsley.