Recipe: Italian Pasta with Shrimp
Shrimp is high in protein, low in calories and is readily available at grocery stores and neighborhood markets.
Serving shrimp always adds a sense of elegance to a meal, whether it’s for family or a dinner party. As an added bonus, shrimp is high in protein, low in calories and is readily available at grocery stores and neighborhood markets.
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1 1/2 tablespoons garlic, chopped
1 medium onion, chopped
2 tablespoons olive oil
8-ounce can Italian whole plum tomatoes
1 pound cooked shelled shrimp (can substitute cooked boneless chicken breast)
1 teaspoon oregano
1 teaspoon basil
8 ounces crumbled feta cheese (optional)
1/2 pound box linguini
Salt and pepper to taste
420 calories (26 percent calories from fat)
32 grams protein
48 grams carbohydrates
12 grams fat
114 milligrams calcium
*Without feta cheese
Note: If adding feta, total calories will increase, along with total fat and sodium. Use sparingly, or look for fat-free feta.
Republished courtesy of Speaking of Women’s Health