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Shrimp, Asparagus, and Penne Pasta

 
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Don't feel like cooking up a storm in the kitchen. This easy recipe fits your busy schedule, and you will be pleased by the tasty and wholesome result. Use whole wheat pasta to boost the fibre intake.

Yield

4

servings

Prep

15

min

Cook

10

min

Ready

28

min

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

Ingredients

1 cup pasta, penne
uncooked
*
1 tablespoon olive oil
¾ pound asparagus
1-inch, sliced, 2 cups
½ cup onions
chopped
1 teaspoon garlic
minced
½ pound shrimp
peeled and deveined medium
½ teaspoon oregano
dried
*
¼ teaspoon red chili peppers
crushed
*
14.5 ounces tomatoes, canned
diced, with basil, garlic, and oregano, undrained
1 ounce Parmesan cheese
fresh, 1/4 cup

Directions

Cook pasta according to package directions, omitting salt and fat; drain.

While pasta cooks, heat oil in a large skillet over medium-high heat.

Add asparagus, onion, garlic, and shrimp; sauté for 5 minutes.

Add oregano, pepper, and tomatoes; cook over medium-low heat 5 minutes or until thoroughly heated.

Stir in cooked pasta; sprinkle with cheese.

 

* not incl. in nutrient facts

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Nutrition Facts

Serving Size 278g (9.8 oz)
Amount per Serving
Calories 14430% of calories from fat
 % Daily Value *
Total Fat 5g 7%
Saturated Fat 1g 6%
Trans Fat 0g
Cholesterol 113mg 38%
Sodium 331mg 14%
Total Carbohydrate 3g 3%
Dietary Fiber 3g 13%
Sugars g
Protein 32g
Vitamin A 18% Vitamin C 30%
Calcium 12% Iron 27%
* based on a 2,000 calorie diet How is this calculated?

 

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