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Nutritional Info
  • Servings Per Recipe: 2
  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories: 655.5
  • Total Fat: 14.2 g
  • Cholesterol: 368.0 mg
  • Sodium: 575.2 mg
  • Total Carbs: 68.0 g
  • Dietary Fiber: 9.6 g
  • Protein: 60.0 g

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Shrimp Scampi

Submitted by: TAMRACLOVEC

Introduction

I used about 1/10 the butter that it called for in most recipes to make this a more diet-friendly recipe. Not for every day, but for special occasions, you don't have to blow your diet entirely to have a nice shrimp and pasta dish! I used about 1/10 the butter that it called for in most recipes to make this a more diet-friendly recipe. Not for every day, but for special occasions, you don't have to blow your diet entirely to have a nice shrimp and pasta dish!
Number of Servings: 2

Ingredients

    2 C whole wheat penne

    16 oz. fresh peeled shrimp
    2 T garlic, pressed/chopped/minced
    1/2 C white wine or chicken broth
    2T lemon juice
    1.5 t dry parsley (or 3 T fresh chopped)

    1T cornstarch
    2T water

    1.5 C fresh spinach, sliced thinly
    1 medium tomato, chopped
    4 T shredded parmesan cheese

Directions

Serves 2

1. Cook the pasta in boiling water according to package directions. Drain and place in a large bowl

2. While the pasta is cooking, melt the butter in a large skillet. Add shrimp and garlic and sauté for 1 minute. Pour in white wine or chicken broth, lemon juice and parsley, bring to a simmer and cook until the shrimp are opaque and firm.

3. Mix the cornstarch and 2T water until smooth. Add the cornstarch paste to the skillet and cook 1 minute or until thickened.

4. Pour the shrimp sauce over the pasta and stir in the fresh tomatoes and spinach. Toss well and sprinkle 2T parmesan over each serving.

Enjoy!!

Number of Servings: 2

Recipe submitted by SparkPeople user TAMRACLOVEC.






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