smoked sausage – thinly sliced
large shrimp remove tails
peel and de-vain, 16
extra virgin olive oil
sliced black olives
toasted pine nuts
Bring 6 cups of salted water to boil and add in penne … cook for 8 ½ minutes.
Heat a 5 qt. Dutch oven to medium-high heat … add 1 ½ tablespoons of olive oil and 1 ½ tablespoons of butter.
Season shrimp with salt, pepper paprika, then add to the Dutch oven and cook 2-3 minutes a side. Remove shrimp from pan and set aside.
Add sausage to pan and brown (approximately 3-4 minutes a side)
Add in onion, garlic and sundried tomatoes cook for 3 minutes, or until onions become translucent.
Drain pasta (keeping ½ cup of the starchy water)
Add pasta and starchy water to Dutch oven … use spatula to scrape the bottom of pan.
Add shrimp back into Dutch oven and fold in black olives
Serve in bowls
Drizzle with EVOO, Garnish with feta cheese, scallions and pine nuts.