Shrimp Scampi

My brother made this for us when he came to visit one time and it's one of our go-to seafood recipes.

Shrimp Scampi

1 (16 oz) pkg linguine
1/4 cup olive oil
1/4 cup butter
6  cloves garlic, minced
1 pound peeled, deveined medium shrimp
1/2 cup lemon juice
1/4 tsp crushed red pepper
1 Tb chopped fresh basil
1/2 tsp salt
1/2 pint grape tomatoes, halved
2 Tb grated Pecorino Romano cheese
1 Tb chopped fresh parsley

Fill large pot with water and cook pasta according to package directions.  Transfer to a large mixing bowl.

Heat olive oil and butter in large skillet over medium heat until butter is melted.  Cook and stir the garlic in the butter and oil for 2 to 3 minutes.  Add shrimp and cook for 4 to 5 minutes, stirring frequently.  Stir in the wine, lemon juice, red pepper, basil, and salt and cook another 1 minute.  Mix in the tomatoes and cook 1 minute more; remove from heat and transfer to the bowl with the pasta.  Sprinkle with cheese and parsley; toss until well mixed.

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