Shrimp and Asparagus Pasta Recipe

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Submitted by trekwars2000

Makes 8 servings



This is a modifed recipe from this one: http://www.calorie-count.com/recipe/5495.html - I use a little more pasta, shrimp and veggies. This is 6 WW points per serving and each serving will have 2 oz of pasta.

Recipe Ingredients for Shrimp and Asparagus Pasta

16 ounces penne
28 ounces shrimp, cleaned and peeled
2 red pepper, sliced
2 lb asparagus, cut in one inch pieces
1 tbsp olive oil
1/2 tsp red pepper
1 tbsp oregano
1 tsp basil
1 1/2 cloves garlic

Recipe Directions for Shrimp and Asparagus Pasta

  1. In a large skillet heat olive oil over medium heat.

  2. Add garlic and cook for one minute.

  3. Add asparagus and sautee' asparagus for 3 minutes.

  4. Add shrimp, red pepper, oregano and basil.

  5. Cover and cook for 5 minutes or until shrimp are pink and vegetables are tender-crisp; stirring occasionally.

  6. Meanwhile, cook pasta as directed on package.

  7. Drain pasta. Add shrimp & vegetables.

Categories

Pasta, Seafood, Main Dish, Italian, Saute, Stir Fry

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 302.2g
Amount Per Serving
Calories
310
Calories from Fat
39
% Daily Value*
Total Fat
4.3g
7%
Saturated Fat
0.7g
3%
Trans Fat
0.0g
Cholesterol
235mg
78%
Sodium
240mg
10%
Potassium
586mg
17%
Total Carbohydrates
37.7g
13%
Dietary Fiber
3.2g
13%
Sugars
3.4g
Protein
30.0g
Vitamin A 42% Vitamin C 110%
Calcium 9% Iron 43%
* 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
A
  Good points
  • Low in saturated fat
  • High in iron
  • Very high in selenium
  • High in thiamin
  • High in vitamin A
  • Very high in vitamin C
  •   Bad points
  • Very high in cholesterol
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