Shrimp Pasta in Garlic Tomato Cream Sauce
Shrimp Pasta in Garlic Tomato Cream Sauce
  • prep: 12 min
  • cook: 18 min
  • total: 30 min
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  • Summary

    This deceptively easy shrimp pasta recipe will have your whole family falling in love! It's quick and easy enough for every day but so divine it could headline any gourmet restaurant and is perfect for special occasions (Valentine’s Day, Mother’s Day, Father’s Day, birthdays)! This shrimp pasta boasts juicy, succulent shrimp in a rich, bright, garlicky tomato cream sauce loaded with sweet bell peppers and zucchini.  Of course, this recipe is incredibly versatile, add whatever veggies you like or omit them altogether. Serve shrimp pasta alongside strawberry spinach salad and garlic bread or garlic breadsticks and you have the perfect meal.

    Ingredients

    • 1 pound medium shrimp, peeled deveined
    • 2 tablespoons unsalted butter
    • 2 tablespoons olive oil, (divided)
    • 1/4 tsp EACH salt, pepper
    • 1 lb. penne
    • 1/2 yellow onion, diced
    • 2 bell peppers (orange or yellow), chopped
    • 1 small zucchini sliced ¼-inch thick into half moons
    • 6-8 garlic cloves, minced
    • pinch -1/4 teaspoon red chili pepper flakes
    • 1 1/2 cups canned crushed tomatoes in puree ((no salt/seasonings added))
    • 1 14.5 oz. can fire roasted diced tomatoes ((not drained))
    • 1 tablespoon tomato paste
    • 1/2 teaspoon sugar, (more or less to taste)
    • 1 teaspoon chicken bouillon
    • 1 tsp EACH dried oregano, dried parsley
    • 1/2 tsp EACH dried thyme, salt, pepper
    • 3/4 cup heavy cream
    • ½ cup fresh basil, roughly chopped ((may substitute 1 tablespoon dried))

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    Nutritional Info
    • Servings Per Recipe: 6
    • Amount Per Serving
    • Calories: 0 % Daily Value *
    • Total Fat: 0 g 0%
    • Saturated Fat: 0 g 0%
    • Trans Fat: 0 g %
    • Cholesterol: 0 mg 0%
    • Sodium: 0 mg 0%
    • Calcium: 0 mg 0%
    • Potassium: 0 mg 0%
    • Magnesium: 0 mg 0%
    • Iron: 0 mg 0%
    • Zinc: 0 mg 0%
    • Total Carbohydrate: 0 g %
    • Dietary Fiber: 0 g 0%
    • Sugar: 0 g
    • Protein: 0 g
    • Alcohol: 0 g
    • Omega 3 Fatty Acid: 0 g
    • Omega 6 Fatty Acid: 0 g
    • Vitamin A 0%
    • Vitamin C 0%
    • Vitamin D 0%
    • * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your Daily Values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
    Diabetes Exchanges
    • Exchange - Fat0
    • Exchange - Fruit0
    • Exchange - NonFat Milk0
    • Exchange - Other Carbs0
    • Exchange - Starch0
    • Exchange - Vegetables0
    • Exchange - Lean Meat0
    • Exchange - Alcohol0
    MyPlate Info
    • MyPlate - Grain Total0 oz-eq
    • MyPlate - Vegetable Total0 c
    • MyPlate - Fruit0 c
    • MyPlate - Dairy0 c
    • MyPlate - Protein Total0 oz-eq

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