Linguine with shrimp, zucchini, corn, tomato, olive oil and mint

July 13, 2016 Catelli Gluten Free

4 servings

1/3 cup (85 mL) olive oil
1/2 cup (125 mL) shallots, peeled and sliced
2 cups (500 mL) zucchini, sliced thinly
2 cups (500 mL) corn kernels (frozen or fresh)
3 cups (750 mL) ripe roma tomatoes, diced (5 large roma tomatoes)
pinch dried chili flakes (optional)
240 g (0.5 lb) large shrimp, each one cut into three pieces
12 large fresh mint leaves – thinly sliced
salt and black pepper to taste

Add 4 litres of water to a pot and 1tbsp (15 mL) of salt to water. Bring to a boil.
In a large pot or frying pan, heat olive oil over medium heat. Add sliced shallots and cook until tender and fragrant, about 3 minutes.
Add sliced zucchini and mix well. Cook over medium heat for 5 minutes until zucchini becomes soft and tender. Season with touch of salt.
Add corn, diced tomatoes and pinch of chili flakes. Bring to a simmer and cook for 5 minutes.
Add shrimp and turn heat down to low.
Cook linguine according to packaging instructions. Drain well and add to sauce. Add sliced mint leaves and toss well. Add salt and pepper to taste; serve immediately.

This recipe was created by Chef Michael Allemier for Catelli. Chef Michael Allemeier – who is a Culinary instructor worked as Executive Chef at Bishops Restaurant, and previously Teatro Restaurant in Calgary, AB. He’s received many awards and accolades, the most notable occurring while he was Executive Winery Chef at Mission Hill Family Estate in BC: where he was given the honour of leading one of the “Top Five Winery Restaurants in the World” by Travel and Leisure Magazine. He has cooked for Presidents Clinton and Yeltsin, has co-authored cook books and is one of the principle hosts of Food Network’s – Cook Like a Chef. Currently Chef Allemeier is a CMC Candidate working on this designation, which is recognized as the highest culinary designation in Canada.

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