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Pasta with Shrimp and Vegetables

 
Pasta with Shrimp and Vegetables
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This quick and easy dish tastes refreshingly delicious, and it's also packed with nutrients. Use whole wheat pasta to add extra goodness, or use gluten-free pasta if you are on a gluten-free diet.

Yield

4

servings

Prep

10

min

Cook

20

min

Ready

30

min

Trans-fat Free, Good source of fiber, Low Sodium
 

Ingredients

4 tablespoons butter
2 cloves garlic
minced
20 large shrimp
frozen
*
1 bunch broccoli florets
*
4 large mushrooms
sliced
½ teaspoon thyme
dried
*
½ teaspoon oregano
dried
*
1 zucchini
thinly sliced
½ teaspoon basil
dried
*
1 tablespoon lemon juice
or to taste
Parmesan cheese
*
1 pound spaghetti
cooked, drained

Directions

Melt 1 tablespoon butter in a large skillet over medium-high heat.

Add garlic and sauté 1 minute. Add shrimp and cook until pink, about 2 minutes on each side. Remove shrimp from skillet using slotted spoon and set aside.

Add remaining butter to skillet and melt. Add broccoli, mushrooms, oregano, thyme and basil and sauté 2 minutes.

Add zucchini and continue cooking until vegetables are tender, about 2 minutes.

Reduce heat to low. Return shrimp to skillet and heat through. Stir in lemon juice. Arrange vegetables and shrimp over spaghetti.

Top with remaining garlic butter from skillet. Sprinkle with Parmesan and serve immediately.

 

* not incl. in nutrient facts

Reviews

about 3 years

Quick, easy and delicious. I did use whole wheat pasta, and I will use chicken instead of shrimp next time. For a meatless version, I will use browned tofu cubes. The flavour should be still great. Really love the versatility of this recipe.

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Nutrition Facts

Serving Size 208g (7.3 oz)
Amount per Serving
Calories 54122% of calories from fat
 % Daily Value *
Total Fat 13g 20%
Saturated Fat 8g 38%
Trans Fat 0g
Cholesterol 30mg 10%
Sodium 94mg 4%
Total Carbohydrate 30g 30%
Dietary Fiber 5g 18%
Sugars g
Protein 33g
Vitamin A 9% Vitamin C 20%
Calcium 5% Iron 23%
* based on a 2,000 calorie diet How is this calculated?

 

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