quick and easy shrimp alfredo

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Nutritional Info
  • Servings Per Recipe: 4
  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories: 314.3
  • Total Fat: 6.9 g
  • Cholesterol: 34.8 mg
  • Sodium: 241.6 mg
  • Total Carbs: 48.5 g
  • Dietary Fiber: 8.4 g
  • Protein: 17.3 g

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A lot of taste with few calories, it's one of my family's favorites. A lot of taste with few calories, it's one of my family's favorites.
Number of Servings: 4


    1 tbsp. olive oil
    .5 cup chopped onion
    2 or 3 cloves chopped garlic
    12 medium size tiger shrimp (thaw under running water if frozen, drain well)
    1 cup skim milk
    2 tbsp. low fat cream cheese
    1 tsp. dijon mustard
    1 cup frozen peas (or broccoli, spinach)
    .5 tsp. nutmeg
    Dash salt
    1 tsp. black pepper
    2 tbsp. grated parmesan cheese
    Serve with 4 cups cooked whole wheat pasta.


Saute garlic, onion and shrimp* in olive oil over med./high heat for a minute or two. Lower heat and add milk, whisk in cream cheese and dijon mustard until smooth. Add peas, nutmeg, salt and pepper and simmer for 15-20 mins. Once sauce has thickened, stir in parmesan cheese. You may have to add some flour and water (combined in a small bowl to make a smooth liquid paste prior to stirring into sauce) to thicken, allow to simmer for a few more minutes. Season with extra salt and pepper to taste, if desired. Gently stir into hot pasta, serve with a nice salad. Makes 4 servings (1 cup pasta/3 shrimps per person). The nutritional info includes the pasta.
*This works with chicken and turkey or by itself as a vegetarian dish.

Number of Servings: 4

Recipe submitted by SparkPeople user KALSPENCE.

TAGS:  Fish | Dinner | Fish Dinner |

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