Healthy, loaded veggie shrimp scampi

Healthy, Loaded Veggie Shrimp Scampi Recipe

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sherry monfils

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I love shrimp scampi, but wanted to make it healthier and this is what i came up with and it is very good! I calculated the calories, fat and carbs as best I could.

Calories: 226
Fat: 7 grams
Carbs: 21 grams

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★★★★★ 1 vote

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Prep:
15 Min
Cook:
20 Min

Ingredients

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  • 1/2 lb
    ronzoni healthy harvest linguini pasta
  • 4 tsp
    olive oil, extra virgin
  • 2 large
    red bell peppers, diced
  • 2 lb
    asparagus, trimmed, cut into 1"-pieces
  • 2 tsp
    lemon zest
  • 1/2 tsp
    salt, divided
  • 5 tsp
    minced garlic from a jar, in olive oil
  • 1 lb
    shrimp, peeled, deveined
  • 1 c
    reduced-sodium chicken broth, organic
  • 1 tsp
    cornstarch
  • 2 Tbsp
    lemon juice
  • 2 Tbsp
    chopped fresh parsley.

How to Make Healthy, loaded veggie shrimp scampi

Step-by-Step

  1. Cook pasta as directed, drain, keep warm. Heat 2 tsp oil in lg skillet over med-high heat. Add red bell peppper, asparagus, lemon zest and 1/4 tsp salt. Cook, stirring occasionally until just softening.
  2. Transfer veggies to bowl. Keep warm. Add remaining oil and garlic to pan. Cook 30 seconds. Add shrimp. Cook, stirring for 1 min. In small bowl, whisk together cornstarch and broth until smooth. Add cornstarch mix to skillet. Add 1/4 tsp salt.
  3. Cook, stirring until shrimp are pink, and sauce is thickened. Remove from heat. Stir in lemon juice and parsley. Add veggies to shrimp mix. Toss shrimp, veggies and sauce w/ linguini. I always sprinkle a little grated parmesan chees on top before serving.

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About Healthy, loaded veggie shrimp scampi

Course/Dish: Fish, Pasta, Seafood
Regional Style: Italian
Other Tags: Quick & Easy, Healthy




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