Garlic & Shrimp Pasta

by Kristine on November 4, 2011

in Dinner in a Dash, Gluten Free, Recipes

I don’t have pasta very often, but when I do, I love the garlic & shrimp pasta.  I used brown rice spaghetti to keep it gluten free.  You could also use a whole wheat spaghetti to make it higher fiber. I love that this recipe is done in 15 minutes.


Garlic & Shrimp Pasta
 
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Quick and easy dinner idea. Its done as soon as the pasta is boiled!
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Recipe type: Main
Yield: 4 servings
Ingredients
  • 300 grams prawns, thawed, rinsed & tails removed (454 grams is a pound, so not quite 1 lb)
  • 4 cups of cooked spaghetti (gluten-free or whole wheat)
  • 4 cloves of garlic, minced
  • 2 Tbsp olive oil
  • 1 lemon, use juice and zest of ½ the lemon
  • ½ cup no-salt added chicken broth
  • 2 medium tomatoes, chopped (could also use cherry tomatoes)
  • ½ cup fresh parsley, chopped (curly or Italian parsley)
  • Optional: salt & pepper to taste
Instructions
  1. Cook pasta according to package directions.
  2. Meanwhile, in a skillet, heat olive oil.  Add shrimp and cook until just pink.  Remove from skillet to a plate.
  3. In the same skillet, add tomatoes, parsley and lastly, garlic.  Cook until softened.
  4. Add in cooked pasta, chicken broth, lemon juice & lemon zest. Toss until coated and heated through.
  5. Lastly, add back in prawns and toss together.
Nutrition
Serving size: 2 cups Calories: 328 Fat: 7.3 g Carbs: 52 g Sugar: 0.5 g Sodium: 321 mg Fiber: 2 g Protein: 15 g

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