Here is a great (and healthier) twist on an old favorite! With just a few simple substitutions you can have less saturated fat, fewer calories and more vitamin A than the original recipe most people use. This restaurant inspired favorite tastes as rich and flavorful as the original does, but won’t tax your health conscious mind! Make sure to keep checking back for more healthy twists on your favorite recipes.
Garlic Shrimp Pasta A Healthier Seafood Recipe
8oz of uncooked multi-grain angel hair pasta or spaghetti
4cups of fresh baby spinach leaves
1 1/2 cups of halved cherry tomatoes
3tsp of virgin olive oil
1 finely chopped med onion (about 1/2 cup)
1 1/2lbs of fresh peeled med shrimp, deveined and remove tail shells
3 cloves of finely chopped garlic
1/4tsp of crushed red pepper flakes
1/2cup of a dry white wine
1/4cup Progresso® reduced-sodium chicken broth (from 32-oz carton)
1/4tsp of salt
1/8tsp of pepper
3Tbs of chopped fresh parsley
2Tbs of butter
First, in 5-quart saucepan or Dutch oven, cook the pasta as directed on the package.
Then, drain and return to saucepan.
Stir in your spinach, tomatoes and the 2tsp of the oil. Cover it to keep warm.
While the pasta is cooking, heat the remaining 1 teaspoon oil over medium-high heat in a 12-inch nonstick skillet.
Add onion; cook and stir for 1min. Then add your shrimp, garlic and the pepper flakes; cook and stir for 2mins.
Stir in the wine, broth, salt and pepper. Then cook 2mins or until the shrimp are a lovely pink color and are firm.
Remove from heat, then stir in the parsley and butter until the butter melts.
Add your shrimp mixture to the pasta mixture in your saucepan. Toss it to mix.
Let cool, serve and enjoy!