Healthier Garlic Shrimp Pasta


Pair that glass of wine with a pasta dish that’s easy to make and easy on the fat.  This Garlic Shrimp Pasta recipe has 31% fewer calories and 68% less saturated fat than its “regular” counterpart. 

Enjoy every guilt-free bite of this delicious dish:


8 oz
angel hair pasta (multigrain capellini or spaghetti)
4 c
baby spinach leaves (fresh)
1 1⁄2 c
cherry tomatoes (halved)
3 t
Olive Oil
onion (medium size; finely chopped (1/2 cup))
1 1⁄2 c
dry white wine
1⁄4 c
chicken broth (reduced sodium)
1⁄4 t
1⁄8 t
3 T
parsley (fresh chopped)
2 T


1. In 5-quart saucepan or Dutch oven, cook pasta as directed on package. Drain, then return to saucepan. Stir in spinach, tomatoes and 2 teaspoons of the oil. Cover to keep warm.
2. Meanwhile, 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.
Nutritional Information:
1 serving: Calories 300 (Calories from Fat 80); Total Fat 9g (Saturated Fat 3 1/2g, Trans Fat 0g); Cholesterol 170mg; Sodium 370mg; Total Carbohydrate 30g (Dietary Fiber 4g, Sugars 3g); Protein 25g


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