Cooking With Olive Oil For Those Busy Winter Nights
Did you know it was possible to cook a delicious and healthy winter meal fast, with a bottle of quality extra virgin olive oil at hand as your secret super power?
Winter meals can be a tricky business when trying to find something both delicious and nutritious that won’t take hours of slaving away in the kitchen. Thankfully, with just 15 minutes and a bottle of the best extra virgin olive oil, winter meals can be winter wonders! Extra virgin olive oil is an incredibly versatile ingredient which adds flavor and health benefits for every dish. It’s also surprisingly easy to whip up winter meals like soups, stews, roast vegetables, warm salads and even winter-themed pizzas! All it takes is fifteen minutes and you can have the heartiest winter meal your family will love.
Quick Shrimp Puttanesca
- 8 ounces refrigerated fresh linguine noodles, preferably whole-wheat
- 1 tablespoon Morocco Gold extra-virgin olive oil
- 1 pound peeled and deveined large shrimp
- 1 (15 ounce) can no-salt-added tomato sauce
- 1 ¼ cups frozen quartered artichoke hearts, thawed (8 ounces)
- ¼ cup chopped pitted Kalamata olives
- 1 tablespoon capers, rinsed
- ¼ teaspoon salt
- Bring a large pot of water to a boil. Cook linguine according to package instructions. Drain.
- Meanwhile, heat oil in a large skillet over high heat. Add shrimp in a single layer and cook, undisturbed, until browned on the bottom, 2 to 3 minutes. Stir in tomato sauce. Add artichoke hearts, olives, capers and salt; cook, stirring often, until the shrimp is cooked through and the artichoke hearts are hot, 2 to 3 minutes longer.
- Add the drained noodles to the sauce and stir to combine. Divide among 4 pasta bowls. Serve hot.
For many more quick and easy Winter recipes to bring a little Mediterranean sunshine in to your winter kitchen, check out the jam packed recipe section of our website here.
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