One-Pot Pasta: Shrimp Fajita Linguine

one pot shrimp linguine
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  • 30 mins
  • Prep: 15 mins,
  • Cook: 15 mins
  • Yield: 4-6 servings
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​An easy pasta dish that isn't too heavy but still full on flavor. This recipe calls on Mexican spices like cumin, chili powder, and sharp cheese to mingle with fresh shrimp and sliced pepper.

What You'll Need

  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1 pound shrimp, peeled and deveined
  • 3 bell peppers, sliced
  • 1 onion, sliced
  • 1 tablespoon cumin
  • 1 tablespoon chili powder
  • 12 ounces cooked pasta of your choosing
  • 1 cup shredded cheese (pepper jack, cheddar and a taco blend all work well) 

How to Make It

  1. Heat the oil in a large pot or skillet over medium high heat
  2. Add the shrimp and cook until pink adding some salt and pepper to taste. Remove the shrimp from the pan with a slotted spoon and set aside.
  3. Add the onions, peppers, cumin, and chili powder to the same pan. Add more oil as needed. And cook until onions and peppers are soft.
  4. Add the pasta, cheese, cooked shrimp, salt and pepper to taste and stir to combine evenly and melt the cheese.