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Nutritional Info
  • Servings Per Recipe: 3
  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories: 284.8
  • Total Fat: 8.5 g
  • Cholesterol: 128.6 mg
  • Sodium: 503.2 mg
  • Total Carbs: 35.4 g
  • Dietary Fiber: 5.1 g
  • Protein: 20.9 g

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Lora's 300 calorie creamy shrimp and pasta dish

Submitted by: LORALYNETTE

Introduction

This is so good, it tastes like 1000 calories..you'll never know you're eating low calorie. The zucchini should be julienned very thin, like spaghetti. This is so good, it tastes like 1000 calories..you'll never know you're eating low calorie. The zucchini should be julienned very thin, like spaghetti.
Number of Servings: 3

Ingredients

    8 oz raw shrimp, peeled, deveined and drained
    4 oz dry pasta-prepare and set aside
    Zucchini - use julienne peeler and only use the outer portions
    1 T. chopped green onion (scallion) tops
    1/2 c. cilantro, chopped
    6 cherry tomatoes, sliced in half or about 1/3 cup chopped fresh tomato
    2 Tablespoons picante sauce (Pace Medium)
    Squeeze of lemon
    1 treaspoon olive oil in non-stick skillet
    4 cloves garlic chopped fine
    1 c. water
    1 tsp. chicken boullion
    1 tsp. cornstarch
    2 T. whipping cream
    salt pepper to taste

Directions

Put pasta on to cook, while this is cooking, prepare shrimp. Set shrimp to drain, drain pasta and set aside. chop veggies and combine in serving dish. Cook garlic in oil 1 minute medium high heat, add chicken boullion mixture and cook til reduced by half. Add shrimp and cook til just pink. Turn off heat. Put pasta in serving dish with veggies, picante, salt and pepper. Microwave pasta and veggies for 1 minute to bring to warm temp, take out and squeeze lemon over, then pour shrimp/sauce mixture over, sprinkle parmesan on top. Makes very large servings at 2 servings at 438 calories or 3 good servings at 292 calories each calories. Tastes like 1000 calories...simply delicious.

Number of Servings: 3

Recipe submitted by SparkPeople user LORALYNETTE.






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  • Very Good
    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
    This was really good!
    The chicken boullion mixture is the water, boullion, cornstarch and whipping cream (this was a bit unclear in the recipe). - 7/8/12

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  • Bad
    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
    4 STARS - Wonderful dish but too spicy - I removed the picante sauce (sorry I forgot to tick off stars at the side) - 11/19/11

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  • I'm excited about trying this recipe. :) - 1/10/14

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  • What ingredients cause the sodium to be so high, besides the boullion? Want to try this but need to do something with the sodium. - 3/15/13

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  • Very Good
    0 of 1 people found this review helpful
    Sounds really great. - 1/6/10

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