Lemon Shrimp with Penne

Cook 6 ounces of penne pasta according to package directions. Drain.

Meanwhile, melt 2 Tbl butter in small skillet until sizzling; add 1 cup red bell pepper, cut into thin strips, and 1 tsp finely chopped fresh garlic. Cook over medium heat, stirring occasionally, until peppers are crisply tender (2 to 3 minutes).

Add ½ lb (15-17) fresh medium raw shrimp, peeled and deveined, and 3 Tbl lemon juice; cook, stirring constantly, until shrimp turn pink (1 to 2 minutes). Add cooked pasta and 1 tsp grated lemon peel; toss lightly.

Sprinkle with freshly grated Parmesan cheese and fresh chopped parsley, if desired. Season to taste with salt and pepper.

Serve with Allegro Chardonnay