Category: Main Course
Spicy Shrimp Pasta - TastyPlanner.com
Shellfish is always a popular combination in pasta recipe which includes sun-dried tomatoes, olive oil, and garlic. Add broccoli florets to round out this quick-and-easy meal.
Recipe Source: http://www.recipe.com/spicy...
8 oz. dried angel hair pasta
3 cups fresh broccoli florets
1 6.5-oz. jar sun-dried tomato strips with Italian herb packed in oil ; divided
2 shallots, finely chopped
1 lb. frozen, peeled, and deveined shrimp with tails, thawed and drained
1 tbsp. minced fresh garlic
1/2 tsp. crushed red pepper
1/4 cup snipped fesh basil
1. In 4-quart Dutch oven cook pasta with broccoli according to pasta package directions. Drain; return to Dutch oven. Cover to keep warm.
2. Meanwhile, drain tomatoes, reserving oil. If necessary, add olive oil to equal 1/4 cup. In extra-large skillet heat oil over medium-high heat. Add shallots; cook and stir 1 to 2 minutes or until tender. Add shrimp and crushed red pepper; cook and stir 2 minutes. Add sun-dried tomatoes and garlic; cook and stir 2 minutes. Add sun-dried tomatoes; cook and stir 1 minute more or until shrimp are opaque.
3. Toss shrimp mixture with cooked pasta. Season with salt and pepper. Drizzle additional olive oil. Transfer to serving bowls. Sprinkle snipped fresh basil. Serves 4.
Calories 526, Total Fat 19 g, Saturated Fat 3 g, Monounsaturated Fat 12 g, Polyunsaturated Fat 3 g, Cholesterol 172 mg, Sodium 394 mg, Carbohydrate 55 g, Total Sugar 3 g, Fiber 5 g, Protein 34 g. Daily Values: Vitamin C 141%, Calcium 12%, Iron 28%. Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet