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Mediterranean Shrimp Skillet

 Mediterranean Shrimp Skillet
“Tender shrimp, fresh spinach and minced basil combine with tangy lemon and feta cheese to give this wonderful pasta toss a unique flavor.”—Heidi Farnworth, Riverton, Utah
4 ServingsPrep/Total Time: 30 min.

Ingredients

  • 8 ounces uncooked angel hair pasta
  • 1-1/2 pounds uncooked medium shrimp, peeled and deveined
  • 1-1/2 teaspoons olive oil
  • 3 garlic cloves, minced
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
  • 1-1/2 cups chicken broth, divided
  • 2 tablespoons lemon juice
  • 1/2 teaspoon dried basil
  • 2 teaspoons cornstarch
  • 4 cups chopped fresh spinach
  • 1/2 cup crumbled feta cheese
  • 1/4 cup minced fresh basil

Directions

  • Cook pasta according to package directions. Meanwhile, in a large
  • skillet, saute shrimp in oil until shrimp turn pink. Add the garlic,
  • salt and pepper; cook 1 minute longer. Remove and set aside.
  • In the same skillet, heat 1 cup broth, lemon juice and dried basil.
  • In a small bowl, combine cornstarch and remaining broth until
  • smooth; stir into the pan. Bring to a boil; cook and stir for 2
  • minutes or until thickened. Stir in spinach and shrimp; cook until
  • spinach is wilted.
  • Drain pasta; serve with shrimp mixture. Sprinkle with cheese and

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Mediterranean Shrimp Skillet (continued)

Directions (continued)

  • fresh basil.
  • Yield: 4 servings.
Nutritional Facts: 1-1/4 cups shrimp mixture with 1 cup pasta equals 429 calories, 7 g fat (2 g saturated fat), 216 mg cholesterol, 879 mg sodium, 48 g carbohydrate, 3 g fiber, 39 g protein.
Wine: Light-Bodied White Wine: Enjoy this recipe with a light-bodied white wine such as Sauvignon Blanc or Pinot Grigio.