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"Healthified" Garlic Shrimp Pasta Recipe

Looking for an easy "Healthified" Garlic Shrimp Pasta recipe? Learn how to make "Healthified" Garlic Shrimp Pasta using healthy ingredients.


Submitted by arkeeangel

Makes 6 servings



68% less sat fat ? 31% fewer calories ? 70% more vitamin A than the original recipe?see the comparison. A restaurant-inspired favorite tastes just as rich and flavorful as the original, but won?t tax your tummy! From eatbetteramerica. Prep Time:30 min Start to Finish:30 min makes:6 servings

Recipe Ingredients for "Healthified" Garlic Shrimp Pasta

8 oz uncooked multigrain angel hair (capellini) pasta or spaghetti
4 cups fresh baby spinach leaves
1 1/2 cups cherry tomatoes, halved
3 teaspoons olive oil
1 medium onion, finely chopped (1/2 cup)
1 1/2 lb fresh medium shrimp, peeled, deveined and tail shells removed
3 cloves garlic, finely chopped
1/4 teaspoon crushed red pepper flakes
1/2 cup dry white wine or ProgressoŽ reduced-sodium chicken broth (from 32-oz carton)
1/4 cup reduced-sodium chicken broth (from 32-oz carton)
1/4 teaspoon salt
1/8 teaspoon pepper
3 tablespoons chopped fresh parsley
2 tablespoons butter

Recipe Directions for "Healthified" Garlic Shrimp Pasta

  1. In 5-quart saucepan or Dutch oven, cook pasta as directed on package. Drain; return to saucepan. Stir in spinach, tomatoes and 2 teaspoons of the oil. Cover to keep warm.

  2. While pasta is cooking, in 12-inch nonstick skillet, heat remaining 1 teaspoon oil over medium-high heat. Add onion; cook and stir 1 minute. Add shrimp, garlic and pepper flakes; cook and stir 2 minutes.

  3. Stir in wine, broth, salt and pepper; cook 2 minutes or until shrimp are pink and firm. Remove from heat; stir in parsley and butter until butter is melted. Add shrimp mixture to pasta mixture in saucepan; toss to mix.

  4. High Altitude (3500-6500 ft): No change.

Categories

Main Dish

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 267.2g
Amount Per Serving
Calories
311
Calories from Fat
77
% Daily Value*
Total Fat
8.6g
13%
Saturated Fat
2.9g
15%
Trans Fat
0.0g
Cholesterol
260mg
87%
Sodium
443mg
18%
Potassium
342mg
10%
Total Carbohydrates
25.9g
9%
Dietary Fiber
1.3g
5%
Sugars
2.1g
Protein
30.1g
Vitamin A 50% Vitamin C 25%
Calcium 7% Iron 33%
* Based on a 2000 calorie diet

Nutritional details are an estimate and should only be used as a guide for approximation.
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Health Information

Nutrition Grade
96% confidence
C+
  Good points
  • Low in sugar
  • High in iron
  • High in vitamin A
  •   Bad points
  • Very high in cholesterol
  • Contains alcohol
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