Shrimp Pasta with Creamy Mozzarella Sauce (VIDEO)
Shrimp Pasta with Creamy Mozzarella Sauce (VIDEO)
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  • prep: 30 min
  • cook: 30 min
  • total: 1 hr
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  • Summary

    Delicious shrimp pasta with mozzarella cheese alfredo sauce made from scratch with sun-dried tomatoes, basil, red pepper flakes, paprika, and cream.  You'll have a perfectly cooked shrimp: soft and tender and never dry or rubbery!  

    Ingredients

    • 8 oz penne pasta ((for gluten free version, use gluten free brown rice pasta))
    • 2 tablespoons olive oil ((drained from sun-dried tomatoes jar or just use regular olive oil))
    • 1 pound shrimp ((without shells, and deveined))
    • 3 garlic cloves (minced)
    • 1/4 teaspoon salt
    • 4 oz sun-dried tomatoes ((without oil))
    • 4 garlic cloves (, minced)
    • 1 cup half and half
    • 1 cup mozzarella cheese (, shredded (do not use fresh Mozzarella, use pre-shredded Mozzarella))
    • 1 tablespoon dried basil ((if using fresh basil you can add more))
    • 1/4 teaspoon red pepper flakes (, crushed, add more to taste )
    • 1/8 teaspoon paprika
    • 1/2 cup reserved cooked pasta water ((or more))

    Instructions

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    Nutrition

    Nutritional Info
    • Servings Per Recipe: 4
    • Amount Per Serving
    • Calories: 664 % Daily Value *
    • Total Fat: 25 g 37.89%
    • Saturated Fat: 9 g 43.6%
    • Trans Fat: 0 g %
    • Cholesterol: 36 mg 12%
    • Sodium: 433 mg 18.06%
    • Calcium: 320 mg 31.98%
    • Potassium: 626 mg 17.88%
    • Magnesium: 0 mg 0%
    • Iron: 4 mg 20.53%
    • Zinc: 0 mg 0%
    • Total Carbohydrate: 91 g %
    • Dietary Fiber: 6 g 24.99%
    • Sugar: 3 g
    • Protein: 22 g
    • Alcohol: 0 g
    • Omega 3 Fatty Acid: 0 g
    • Omega 6 Fatty Acid: 2 g
    • Vitamin A 17.38%
    • Vitamin C 51.89%
    • Vitamin D 0.3%
    • * 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 - Fat3
    • Exchange - Fruit0
    • Exchange - NonFat Milk0
    • Exchange - Other Carbs0
    • Exchange - Starch5
    • Exchange - Vegetables2
    • Exchange - Lean Meat1
    • Exchange - Alcohol0
    MyPlate Info
    • MyPlate - Grain Total4 oz-eq
    • MyPlate - Vegetable Total1 c
    • MyPlate - Fruit0 c
    • MyPlate - Dairy1 c
    • MyPlate - Protein Total0 oz-eq

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