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Healthified Garlic Shrimp Pasta

 140 Ratings
40 Comments
  • Prep Time 30 min
  • Total Time 30 min
  • Servings 6

68% less sat fat • 31% fewer calories • 70% more vitamin A than the original recipe. A restaurant-inspired favorite still tastes rich and flavorful.

Ingredients

8
oz uncooked multigrain angel hair (capellini) pasta or spaghetti
4
cups fresh baby spinach leaves
1 1/2
cups halved cherry tomatoes
3
teaspoons olive oil
1
medium onion, finely chopped (1/2 cup)
1 1/2
lb fresh medium shrimp, peeled, deveined and tail shells removed
3
cloves garlic, finely chopped
1/4
teaspoon crushed red pepper flakes
1/2
cup dry white wine or Progresso™ reduced-sodium chicken broth (from 32-oz carton)
1/4
cup Progresso™ reduced-sodium chicken broth (from 32-oz carton)
1/4
teaspoon salt
1/8
teaspoon pepper
3
tablespoons chopped fresh parsley
2
tablespoons butter

Directions

  • 1 In 5-quart saucepan or Dutch oven, cook pasta as directed on package. Drain; return to saucepan. Stir in spinach, tomatoes and 2 teaspoons of the oil. Cover to keep warm.
  • 2 While pasta is cooking, in 12-inch nonstick skillet, heat remaining 1 teaspoon oil over medium-high heat. Add onion; cook and stir 1 minute. Add shrimp, garlic and pepper flakes; cook and stir 2 minutes.
  • 3 Stir in wine, broth, salt and pepper; cook 2 minutes or until shrimp are pink and firm. Remove from heat; stir in parsley and butter until butter is melted. Add shrimp mixture to pasta mixture in saucepan; toss to mix.

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Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
300
Calories from Fat
80
% Daily Value
Total Fat
9g
13%
Saturated Fat
3 1/2g
17%
Trans Fat
0g
0%
Cholesterol
170mg
57%
Sodium
370mg
15%
Total Carbohydrate
30g
10%
Dietary Fiber
4g
16%
Sugars
3g
3%
Protein
25g
25%
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
50%
50%
Vitamin C
15%
15%
Calcium
8%
8%
Iron
30%
30%
Exchanges:
2 Starch; 0 Fruit; 0 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 2 1/2 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 0 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choice
2
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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