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Recipe for Shrimp Linguini from new restaurant in downtown Minneapolis

EaTo is a modern Italian-inspired restaurant/bar that’s neighborhood centric that offers more than food.

MINNEAPOLIS — If you like Italian food, there's a new neighborhood spot in downtown Minneapolis.

EaTo has food, a bottle shop, and a gift market.

The restaurant also has takeout and a patio for outdoor dining. 

Chef Joan Mendez-Alvarez and Director of Operations Timmy McKenna joined KARE 11 News Saturday to talk about the new business and share a recipe.

Shrimp Linguini

  • 8 oz linguini noodles
  • 1 lb shrimp/peeled
  • 2 tbsp butter
  • 2 tbsp extra virgin olive oil
  • 4 garlic gloves-minced
  • 1/2 cup dry white wine
  • 3/4 tsp salt
  • 1/8 tsp black pepper
  • 1/3 cup fresh chopped parsley
  • 1/8 tsp shallot
  • 1/8 crushed red peeper
  • 1 lemon-squeezed

Step 1: Pour 2 tbsp of the olive oil in a sauté pan on medium low heat and let heat up for 5 minutes. Meanwhile, season shrimp and put on grill to cook.

Step 2: Once oil is heated, add shallots, garlic, and chilli flakes. Cook 1 minute until garlic becomes fragrant.

Step 3: Add your white wine, season with salt, pepper and lemon juice and let reduce by half. This should take at least  5-7 minutes.

Step 4: Cook your linguine pasta in boiling water for 2-3 minutes. Once done set aside.

Step 5: Once the wine has reduced, remove from heat. Add butter and stir to emulsify together. Add linguine pasta and cooked shrimp, garnish with Parmesan cheese and chopped parsley. Serve.

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