Mel's Shrimp with Penne Pasta

Mel's Shrimp with Penne Pasta
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Nutritional Info
  • Servings Per Recipe: 6
  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories: 254.2
  • Total Fat: 6.3 g
  • Cholesterol: 114.1 mg
  • Sodium: 335.7 mg
  • Total Carbs: 34.8 g
  • Dietary Fiber: 7.0 g
  • Protein: 20.2 g

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A sinfully delicious light dinner! A sinfully delicious light dinner!
Number of Servings: 6


    8 oz dry Ronzoni Healthy Harvest Penne Pasta (or equivalent)
    12 oz shrimp, cleaned and deveined
    15oz can diced tomatoes (plain or Italian style)
    8oz package frozen artichoke hearts
    2-3 cloves garlic, very finely diced
    2oz can sliced black olives, drained
    1 small onion, diced finely
    1 tbsp olive oil
    1 tbsp dried Italian seasoning
    2 tbsp capers
    salt & pepper

    6 tbsp grated parmesan cheese


I came up with this on a whim when my dinner-less dad stopped by one evening, and now it's a regular favorite in my house!

Start water boiling for pasta. While waiting for the water to boil, prep your ingredients as indicated in the ingredients list.

In an oversized skillet on medium heat, heat the olive oil and cook onions for 2-3 minutes until they about halfway done. Add tomatoes and their juice, garlic, olives, capers, artichoke hearts, Italian seasoning, and salt & pepper to taste. Simmer over medium-low heat to reduce a little bit while the pasta cooks.

Cook pasta according to package directions to al dente. Drain and add to pan.

Add shrimp to pan and lightly toss until everything is evenly distributed. Continue cooking until shrimp are pink. Do not overcook the shrimp!

Divide into 6 servings and top each serving with a tablespoon of parmesan cheese.

Number of Servings: 6

Recipe submitted by SparkPeople user DORFMUNDER.

TAGS:  Fish | Dinner | Fish Dinner |