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Mediterranean Shrimp 'n' Pasta Recipe
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Mediterranean Shrimp 'n' Pasta Recipe

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Sun-dried tomatoes and curry take center stage in this pasta dish. This is one of my husband's favorites for special occasions. — Shirley Kunde, Rhinelander, Wisconsin
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 15 min. Cook: 20 min.
MAKES:4 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 15 min. Cook: 20 min.
MAKES: 4 servings

Ingredients

  • 1 cup boiling water
  • 1/2 cup dry-pack sun-dried tomatoes, chopped
  • 6 ounces uncooked fettuccine
  • 1 can (8 ounces) tomato sauce
  • 2 tablespoons clam juice
  • 2 tablespoons unsweetened apple juice
  • 1 teaspoon curry powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
  • 1 pound fresh asparagus, trimmed and cut into 1-inch pieces
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1/2 cup thinly sliced green onions
  • 2 garlic cloves, minced
  • 1 pound uncooked medium shrimp, peeled and deveined

Nutritional Facts

1-1/2 cups: 368 calories, 6g fat (1g saturated fat), 173mg cholesterol, 702mg sodium, 46g carbohydrate (8g sugars, 5g fiber), 32g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 3 starch, 3 lean meat, 1/2 fat.

Directions

  1. In a small bowl, pour boiling water over sun-dried tomatoes; let stand for 2 minutes. Drain and set aside. Cook fettuccine according to package directions.
  2. Meanwhile, in a small bowl, combine the tomato sauce, clam juice, apple juice, curry powder and pepper; set aside. In a large nonstick skillet coated with cooking spray, cook asparagus in oil for 2 minutes. Add green onions and garlic; cook and stir 1 minute longer.
  3. Stir in shrimp. Cook and stir 3 minutes longer or until shrimp turn pink. Stir in tomato sauce mixture and sun-dried tomatoes; heat through. Drain fettuccine and add to skillet; toss to coat. Yield: 4 servings.
Originally published as Mediterranean Shrimp 'n' Pasta in Light & Tasty April/May 2005, p47

Light-Bodied White Wine

Enjoy this recipe with a light-bodied white wine such as Sauvignon Blanc or Pinot Grigio.


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jraysherry User ID: 1753156 206225
Reviewed Mar. 6, 2011

"Great. Subtle curry flavor combines well with the asparagus, shrimp and sun-dried tomatos. A hit with the whole family."

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