Penne with Spinach, Shrimp, Tomatoes, and Basil

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Nutritional Info
  • Servings Per Recipe: 6
  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories: 212.1
  • Total Fat: 6.4 g
  • Cholesterol: 166.1 mg
  • Sodium: 203.0 mg
  • Total Carbs: 18.9 g
  • Dietary Fiber: 1.5 g
  • Protein: 20.2 g

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Light and tasty! Light and tasty!
Number of Servings: 6


    12 oz. penne pasta
    2 Tbsp. extra-virgin olive oil
    1 lb. uncooked shrimp, peeled, deveined
    3 garlic cloves, minced
    5 plum tomatoes, medium diced
    6 Tbsp. chopped fresh basil
    3 Tbsp. fresh lemon juice
    2 tsp. grated lemon peel
    6 c. baby spinach


Cook pasta according to directions. Reserve 1 c. of the pasta cooking liquid in a small bowl. Drain pasta. Return to pot; cover to keep hot.

Meanwhile, heat oil in a large nonstick skillet over medium-high heat. Sprinkle shrimp with salt and pepper. Add shrimp and garlic to skillet and saute 2 minutes. Add tomatoes, 4 Tbsp. of the basil, lemon juice, and lemon peel and saute until shrimp are cooked through, about 3 minutes.

Add spinach leaves to hot pasta; toss until spinach wilts. Add shrimp mixture and toss to blend. Add enough of reserved pasta cooking liquid to moisten. Season to taste with salt and pepper. Transfer pasta to bowl.

Sprinkle with remaining 2 Tbsp. basil and serve. Makes 6 servings.

Number of Servings: 6

Recipe submitted by SparkPeople user RACHELM1981.

TAGS:  Fish | Dinner | Fish Dinner |

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