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Quick Shrimp and Linguini

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What a tasty dish! I loved this meal!


1 Tbsp. olive oil
1/2 lb.  extra-large shrimp (16 to 20 count), peeled, deveined
3/4 cup marinara sauce
1/2 cup  frozen peas
1/4 cup Sour Cream
2 slices   Bacon, cooked, crumbled
4 oz. refrigerated linguine, cooked, drained

1. HEAT oil in large skillet on medium-high heat. Add shrimp; cook 3 to 5 min. or until shrimp turn pink.

2. REDUCE heat to low; stir in sauce, peas, sour cream and bacon. Cook until heated through, stirring frequently.

3. ADD hot pasta; toss to coat.

Serves 2.



Smoky Bacon Wraps

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These are a nice appetizer.


1 pound sliced bacon

1 package (16 oz.) miniature smoked sausage links

1 cup packed brown sugar


1. Cut each bacon strip in half widthwise. Wrap one piece of bacon around each sausage.

2. Place in a foil-lined 15-in. x 10-in. x 1-in. baking pan. Sprinkle with brown sugar.

3. Bake, uncovered, at 400° for 30-40 minutes or until bacon is crisp and sausage is heated through. 

Makes: about 3-1/2 dozen

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Green Bean Bundles

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These green bean bundles make a nice appetizer, side dish, or snack. Enjoy!


6 cups water

1/2 pound fresh green beans, trimmed

4 to 6 bacon strips

3/4 cup Italian salad dressing


1. In a saucepan, bring water to a boil. Add beans; cover and cook for 3 minutes. Drain and set aside.

2. Cut bacon in half lengthwise; place on microwave-safe plate. Microwave on high for 2.5-3 minutes or until edges curl.

3. Place four or five beans on each strip; wrap bacon around beans and tie in a knot.

4. Place bundles in an 8-in. square baking dish. Drizzle with salad dressing. Bake, uncovered, at 350 degrees for 10-15 minutes or until beans are crisp-tender.

5. Broil 4 in. from the heat for 2-3 minutes or until bacon is crisp.

*Makes 4-6 servings.*

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I am linking to Eat at Home’s Ingredient Spotlight on Green Beans!

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