Jalapeno Shrimp Pasta

12 ounces fresh or frozen large shrimp in shells
8 ounces dried linguine
2 tablespoons olive oil
1 or 2 fresh jalapeno chile peppers, finely chopped*
2 cloves garlic, minced
2 cups chopped tomatoes and/or cherry tomatoes, halved or quartered
Finely shredded Parmesan cheese (optional)

Thaw shrimp, if frozen. Peel and devein shrimp. Cook linguine following package directions.

In a large skillet heat oil over medium-high heat. Add jalapenos, garlic, 1/2 teaspoon salt, and 1/4 teaspoon pepper; cook and stir 1 minute. Add shrimp; Cook about 3 minutes more or until shrimp turn opaque. Stir in tomatoes; heat through.

Drain linguine; toss with shrimp mixture. Top with Parmesan, if desired.

*Note: Wear plastic gloves while preparing hot peppers; wash hands thoroughly.

Makes 4 servings.


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