Simple Shrimp & Asparagrus Pasta Recipe

Looking for an easy Simple shrimp & asparagrus pasta recipe? Learn how to make Simple shrimp & asparagrus pasta using healthy ingredients.


Submitted by refah

Makes 2 servings



http://www.mediterrasian.com/delicious_recipes_shrimp_asparagus_pasta.htm This tasty pasta dish is incredibly simple to make, and can be whipped up in 15 minutes.

Recipe Ingredients for Simple shrimp & asparagrus pasta

8 oz (240g) dried spaghetti
12 asparagus spears, woody ends removed and spears halved
3 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil
2 cloves garlic (finely chopped)
24 shrimp
1 tablespoon finely chopped fresh flat-leaf parsley
1 teaspoon sea salt
1 Lemon wedges for squeezing

Recipe Directions for Simple shrimp & asparagrus pasta

  1. BRING a large pot of lightly salted water to a boil. ADD the pasta and cook according to package directions, adding the asparagus to the pot for the final 5 minutes of cooking. WHILE the pasta is cooking, heat the olive oil in a skillet over medium heat and cook the garlic, stirring occasionally, for 1 minute. ADD the shrimp and cook for 40 seconds, stirring. REMOVE from the heat and stir through the parsley and salt. ADD the drained pasta and asparagus and toss together gently to combine well. SERVE with lemon wedges for squeezing.

  2. Variations: Use green beans or strips of green pepper instead of the asparagus.

Categories

Main Dish

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 552.4g
Amount Per Serving
Calories
802
Calories from Fat
233
% Daily Value*
Total Fat
25.9g
40%
Saturated Fat
4.0g
20%
Trans Fat
0.0g
Cholesterol
598mg
199%
Sodium
1562mg
65%
Potassium
1002mg
29%
Total Carbohydrates
69.1g
23%
Dietary Fiber
3.2g
13%
Sugars
2.8g
Protein
71.5g
Vitamin A 38% Vitamin C 32%
Calcium 16% Iron 85%
* 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 sugar
  • High in iron
  • Very high in selenium
  •   Bad points
  • Very high in cholesterol
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