Healthy Shrimp Piccata Pasta Recipe
- 6 ounces uncooked spaghetti
- 2 shallots, chopped
- 1 tablespoon olive oil
- 1 pound uncooked medium shrimp, peeled and deveined
- 1 jar (3 ounces) capers, drained
- 3 tablespoons lemon juice
- 1/2 teaspoon garlic powder
- 1. Cook spaghetti according to package directions. Meanwhile, in a large nonstick skillet, saute shallots in oil until tender. Add the shrimp, capers, lemon juice and garlic powder; cook and stir for 5-6 minutes or until shrimp turn pink.
- 2. Drain spaghetti; toss with shrimp mixture. Yield: 4 servings.
1-1/4 cups equals 293 calories, 5 g fat (1 g saturated fat), 168 mg cholesterol, 453 mg sodium, 37 g carbohydrate, 2 g fiber, 24 g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 3 lean meat, 2 starch, 1/2 fat.
Reviews for Healthy Shrimp Piccata Pasta
"I love capers, and actually found this recipe by doing a search for them. This is a very light and simple dish. It's easy to make and very tasty."
"Green olives w/ the pimento's can substitute for capers."
"Can someone recommend a substitution for the capers? They are not a familiar ingredient to me so I hesitate to use them. Thank You"
"Was very tasty and quick to make, this one is going in the frequently made category."
"This was good, however, I would substitute capers for something else. I also added a little ranch dressing to my plate. Yummy!"
Light-Bodied White Wine
Enjoy this recipe with a light-bodied white wine such as Sauvignon Blanc or Pinot Grigio.