Healthy, loaded veggie shrimp scampi

Healthy, Loaded Veggie Shrimp Scampi Recipe

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sherry monfils

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@smonfils

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

Rating:
★★★★★ 1 vote
Comments:
Prep:
15 Min
Cook:
20 Min

Ingredients

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

  • 1Cook 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.
  • 2Transfer 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.
  • 3Cook, 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