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Healthified Garlic Shrimp Pasta

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68% less sat fat • 31% fewer calories • 70% more vitamin A than the original recipe. A restaurant-inspired favorite tastes just as rich and flavorful as the original, but won’t tax your tummy!

  • Prep Time 30 min
  • Total Time 30 min
  • Servings 6

Ingredients

8
oz uncooked multigrain angel hair (capellini) pasta or spaghetti
4
cups fresh baby spinach leaves
1 1/2
cups halved cherry tomatoes
3
teaspoons olive oil
1
medium onion, finely chopped (1/2 cup)
1 1/2
lb fresh medium shrimp, peeled, deveined and tail shells removed
3
cloves garlic, finely chopped
1/4
teaspoon crushed red pepper flakes
1/2
cup dry white wine or Progresso® reduced-sodium chicken broth (from 32-oz carton)
1/4
cup Progresso® reduced-sodium chicken broth (from 32-oz carton)
1/4
teaspoon salt
1/8
teaspoon pepper
3
tablespoons chopped fresh parsley
2
tablespoons butter

Directions

  • 1 In 5-quart saucepan or Dutch oven, cook pasta as directed on package. Drain; return to saucepan. Stir in spinach, tomatoes and 2 teaspoons of the oil. Cover to keep warm.
  • 2 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.

Nutrition Info

The Quick Take: Healthified

  • Calories Reduced By 140
  • Fat Reduced By 13g
  • Vitamin A Added 35%
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Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
320
(
Calories from Fat
70),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
8g
8%
(Saturated Fat
3 1/2g,
3 1/2%
Trans Fat
0g
0%
),
Cholesterol
185mg
185%;
Sodium
960mg
960%;
Total Carbohydrate
34g
34%
(Dietary Fiber
4g
4%
  Sugars
3g
3%
),
Protein
26g
26%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
60%;
Vitamin C
15%;
Calcium
15%;
Iron
15%;
Exchanges:
2 Starch; 0 Fruit; 0 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 1 Vegetable; 2 1/2 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 1 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choices:
2
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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Before After
8 oz uncooked angel hair (capellini) pasta 8 oz uncooked multigrain angel hair (capellini) pasta or spaghetti
2 tablespoons olive oil 4 cups fresh baby spinach leaves
1/2 teaspoon salt 1 1/2 cups halved cherry tomatoes
1/2 cup butter 3 teaspoons olive oil
1/4 cup Progresso® reduced-sodium chicken broth (from 32-oz carton)
1/4 teaspoon salt
2 tablespoons butter
Nutritional Highlights
Calories
 
 
440 (before)
300 (after)
Total Fat
 
 
22 g (before)
9 g (after)
Vitamin A (%DV)
 
 
15 % (before)
50 % (after)

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We've replaced ingredients with great-tasting alternatives to create better-for-you recipes that are just as yummy as the originals.

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We calculated the nutrition of this recipe at the time it was created on 02/12/2014. NOTE: We do not include optional ingredients in our calculations. If concerned about gluten-free, non-dairy, vegetarian or vegan status, always read ingredient labels to make sure each recipe ingredient meets requirements. Products and ingredient sources can change.

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NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
320
(
Calories from Fat
70),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
8g
8%
(Saturated Fat
3 1/2g,
3 1/2%
Trans Fat
0g
0%
),
Cholesterol
185mg
185%;
Sodium
960mg
960%;
Total Carbohydrate
34g
34%
(Dietary Fiber
4g
4%
  Sugars
3g
3%
),
Protein
26g
26%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
60%;
Vitamin C
15%;
Calcium
15%;
Iron
15%;
Exchanges:
2 Starch; 0 Fruit; 0 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 1 Vegetable; 2 1/2 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 1 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choices:
2
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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