Shrimp & Angel Hair Pasta

Here are two recipes for Angel Hair Pasta With Shrimp. The video recipe also contains Basil and the lower calorie recipe is a simple pasta dish made with fresh garden tomatoes and asparagus in a light tomato broth. To keep it lighter, this recipe is loaded with vegetables and if you use a high fibre pasta it has the same great taste as regular pasta and your family won’t notice the difference. The portions are very generous!

 

Ingredients

Ingredients

  • 1 bunch asparagus, tough ends removed, quartered
  • 1 tbsp olive oil
  • 6-8 ripe plum tomatoes, diced
  • 2 cloves garlic, thinly sliced
  • 12 oz large shrimp, peeled and de-veined
  • 1/2 cup fat free chicken broth
  • 2 oz white wine
  • salt and fresh pepper
  • 1/2 tsp Herbs de Provence (or you can use your favourite herbs)
  • 1/2 tsp red pepper flakes (gives it a little kick)
  • 8 oz angel hair pasta, high fibre or low carb

 

Method

Method

  1. Heat a large pan on high heat.
  2. Season shrimp with salt and pepper.
  3. When the pan is hot, spray with oil and add shrimp.
  4. Cook shrimp about 2 minutes in each side until almost cooked through and remove from the pan. Set aside.
  5. Reduce pan heat to medium, add olive oil and garlic and sauté until golden, careful not to burn.
  6. Add tomatoes and season with salt and pepper –¬†Simmer about 4 minutes.
  7. Add white wine and broth and stir. Add asparagus, salt, pepper and herbs.
  8. Cover and simmer for 10 minutes on medium low heat.
  9. While sauce is simmering, boil salted water and cook pasta until desired tenderness. Drain when done.
  10. After sauce simmers 10 minutes, add shrimp to sauce to finish cooking, about 1 minutes (Do not overcook or shrimp will get tough).
  11. Add pasta to the sauce and toss well.
  12. Divide equally in 4 bowls and top with a good grated cheese.

Serves 4 – Serving Size: 1 1/2 cups – Nutrition Per Serving
Calories: 378, Fat: 7g, Carbohydrate: 52g, Fibre: 9g, Protein: 32g