Shrimp & Asparagus Pasta Recipe

Looking for an easy Shrimp & Asparagus Pasta recipe? Learn how to make Shrimp & Asparagus Pasta using healthy ingredients.


Submitted by lyndalyn

Makes 6 servings



This pasta is healthy, low-calorie and very delicious!!

Recipe Ingredients for Shrimp & Asparagus Pasta

8 ounces penne, whole wheat
16 ounces shrimp, cleaned and peeled
1 red pepper, sliced
1 lb asparagus, cut in one inch pieces
1 tbsp olive oil
1/4 cup parmesan cheese
1/2 tsp red pepper
2 tsp oregano
1 tsp basil
1 clove garlic

Recipe Directions for Shrimp & Asparagus Pasta

  1. In a large skillet heat olive oil over medium heat.

  2. Add garlic and cook for one minute.

  3. Add asparagus and sautee' asparagus for 3 minutes.

  4. Add shrimp, red pepper, oregano and basil.

  5. Cover and cook for 5 minutes or until shrimp are pink and vegetables are tender-crisp; stirring occasionally.

  6. Meanwhile, cook pasta as directed on package.

  7. Drain pasta. Add shrimp & vegetables.

  8. Toss with 1/4 tsp red pepper and parmesan cheese. Serve & enjoy!

Categories

Pasta, Seafood, Vegetables, Main Dish

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 216.7g
Amount Per Serving
Calories
244
Calories from Fat
48
% Daily Value*
Total Fat
5.3g
8%
Saturated Fat
1.4g
7%
Trans Fat
0.0g
Cholesterol
179mg
60%
Sodium
245mg
10%
Potassium
417mg
12%
Total Carbohydrates
25.4g
8%
Dietary Fiber
2.2g
9%
Sugars
2.3g
Protein
23.6g
Vitamin A 29% Vitamin C 74%
Calcium 11% Iron 31%
* 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
  • High in iron
  • Very high in selenium
  • High in thiamin
  • High in vitamin A
  • Very high in vitamin C
  •   Bad points
  • Very high in cholesterol
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