*  Exported from  MasterCook  *
         Spaghetti con Salsa di Gamberi e Basilico (shrimp & basil)
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 Serving Size  : 6    Preparation Time :0:00
 Categories    : Herbs                            Pasta
   Amount  Measure       Ingredient -- Preparation Method
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    1      pound         shrimp
    1      pound         spaghetti
    6      tablespoons   olive oil
    4      cloves        garlic -- crushed
    1      tablespoon    shallot -- minced
    1                    cherry pepper -- seeded and chopped
                         salt and pepper
    1      cup           white wine
   18                    fresh basil leaf -- quartered
    2      tablespoons   Italian parsley -- minced
    4                    mint leaves -- minced
      1/2  cup           boiling water -- from spaghetti pot
 While bringing a large pot of salted water to a boil, peel, devein and halve th
 e shrimp crosswise.  Add spaghetti to the boiling water; stir occasionally.
 Meanwhile, in a large pan, heat 4 tablespoons of the olive oil, stir in the gar
 lic and shallots, and saute until the shallots are translucent.  Add the cherry
  pepper and shrimp, taking care not to crowd the shrimp lest they steam in thei
 r own juices  Saute for two minutes, add the wine, salt and pepper to taste, an
 d boil 1 minute.  Remove shrimp with a slotted spoon;  set aside. 
 Add the remaining 2 tbs. of olive o8il, basil, parsley mint and boiling water. 
  Bring to a vigorous boil for 5 minutes, reduce the heat, and return the shrimp
  to the pan for a few secones.  Pour 3/4 of the sauce into a second pan; drain 
 and stir the spaghetti into the second pan and toss over 
 medium heat, mixing the sauce and pasta well.  Sweve immediately, spooning on r
 emaining sauce.
 Mis-typed by Jane Rosenberg-Coombs and Bette Davis Eyes 10/15/96
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 Suggested Wine: Vintage Tunina 1994, Jermann