Shrimp Alfredo with Penne

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Nutritional Info
  • Servings Per Recipe: 4
  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories: 422.0
  • Total Fat: 12.2 g
  • Cholesterol: 243.7 mg
  • Sodium: 544.3 mg
  • Total Carbs: 45.3 g
  • Dietary Fiber: 6.3 g
  • Protein: 36.4 g

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I adapted this from the September, 2011 issue of Cooking Light's recipe for Shrimp Fettuccine Alfredo I adapted this from the September, 2011 issue of Cooking Light's recipe for Shrimp Fettuccine Alfredo
Number of Servings: 4


    8 ounces whole wheat penne pasta
    1 pound peeled and deveined medium shrimp
    2 green onions, chopped
    2 garlic cloves, minced
    2 teaspoons olive oil
    1/2 cup (2 ounces) grated Parmigiano-Reggiano cheese
    1/3 cup half-and-half
    3 tablespoons (1 1/2 ounces) 1/3-less-fat cream cheese
    1/4 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
    2 tablespoons chopped fresh parsley


1. Cook the pasta according to package directions, omitting salt and fat. Drain pasta in a colander over a bowl, reserving 1/4 cup cooking liquid. Combine shrimp, onions, and garlic in a small bowl. Heat a large skillet over medium-high heat. Add olive oil; swirl to coat. Add shrimp mixture, and sauté for 4 minutes or until shrimp are done. Remove from pan; keep warm.
2. Reduce heat to medium. Add reserved cooking liquid, Parmigiano-Reggiano, half-and-half, cream cheese, and pepper to pan. Cook 2 minutes or until cheeses melt. Combine pasta, cheese mixture, and shrimp mixture. Sprinkle with parsley.

Serving Size: Makes 4 1-cup servings

Number of Servings: 4

Recipe submitted by SparkPeople user CHANZLIKWILCOX.

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