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Linguine with Spicy Shrimp - What's Cookin', Good Lookin' Round 3

Monday, February 18, 2013

In the fall, I read Dave Ramsey's book, Total Money Makeover. Since then, DH and I have really buckled down and paid off some debt. Very proud of what we have done so far, but still have a long way to go. I've always been a very frugal grocery shopper, but we would eat out several days a week. People will say that it really adds up, but until you put pencil to paper, you don't realize how much IT REALLY ADDS UP!!

I've been cooking at home almost every night. Once a week, I plan a special dinner. One where I spend a little more time and money and don't worry so much about whether the kids will eat it (they had corn dogs).

Enter this delicious shrimp pasta dish. Funny thing though, even though this was our splurge meal, the entire recipe cost less than $7!!

Linguine with Spicy Shrimp



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I used thin spaghetti instead of linguine, because I had a bunch of it in the pantry already. I also cut it back to 6 oz of pasta instead of 8 oz. Just a personal preference really. I'm glad I did, because this was so good that DH and I really make piggies of ourselves and ate the whole recipe!

This was quick and easy and I will definitely make it again!
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TINAJANE76 2/20/2013 6:04PM

    Yum! Shrimp and pasta is one of my favorite combinations. Thanks for sharing!

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KANOE10 2/19/2013 8:06AM

    That recipe looks wonderful. I love shrimp. Good for you finding a low priced elegant meal.

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-AMANDA79- 2/18/2013 12:24PM

    Not $7 per serving!! $7 for the entire recipe! Unbelievable!

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INAFFIT319 2/18/2013 12:16PM

    Looks delicious - and only $7 per serving makes it even better. Thanks for sharing :)

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YOJULEZ 2/18/2013 11:14AM

    Looks great! I like to do that too, one "fancy" dinner every week, usually on Saturdays.

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CELIAMINER 2/18/2013 10:32AM

    I'm out of Dinner Done meals till I pick up the next order Thursday, so I'm looking for quick meals in the meantime. I just happen to have the pasta and shrimp on hand...thanks!

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PAULALALALA 2/18/2013 9:28AM

    This looks really good! I love shrimp and pasta -- hard to go wrong! I love those HEB bags of frozen e-z peel shrimp. I might just have to pull some out and try this one tonight!

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