Penne With Shrimp and Spinach
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Penne With Shrimp and Spinach

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size½ of recipe
Calories410
Total Fat10 g
Saturated Fat1.5 g
Sodium220 mg
Total Carbohydrate47 g
Dietary Fiber3 g
Protein32 g

Servings and Times

Servings2

Ingredients and Preparation

IngredientsMeasures
Penne pasta 4 ounces
Olive oil1 tablespoon
Medium or large uncooked shrimp, peeled and deveined ½ pound
Garlic cloves, minced 2
Basil, chopped 2 tablespoons
Baby spinach 4 cups
Grated Parmesan cheese2 tablespoons
  1. Directions
  2. Cook pasta al dente according to package directions. When pasta is done, reserve ½ cup of the water and drain the rest.
  3. Heat oil in a large nonstick skillet over medium heat.
  4. Add shrimp and cook for 1 minute. Then, turn shrimp over and add the garlic and basil. Cook for another 1-2 minutes, until shrimp is cooked through.
  5. Add spinach, pasta, and reserved cooking water to the skillet and mix until spinach is just wilted.
  6. Top with Parmesan cheese.

Exchanges
2.5 starches; 3 very lean meats; 0.5 lean meats; 1 fat; 1 vegetable

Side Suggestions: Baked Tomatoes
Preheat oven to 375ºF. Slice 1 large tomato in half, horizontally. Place tomato halves, cut side up, in a baking dish coated with cooking spray. Sprinkle each half with 2 teaspoons chopped parsley, 1 teaspoon grated Parmesan cheese, a dash of salt, and a dash of pepper. Top each half with a ½ teaspoon drizzle of olive oil. Bake for about 25 minutes. Nutrition Info (for ½ of recipe): 28 calories; 4.5 g carbohydrate; 1.5 g protein; 1 g fat (0 g sat); 1 g fiber; 196 mg sodium. Exchanges: 1 vegetable.

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