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Spicy Shrimp & Peppers with Pasta Recipe

Spicy Shrimp & Peppers with Pasta Recipe

Spice up any weeknight with this filling and tasty family dish. It goes together in no time and features tender shrimp, veggies, whole wheat pasta and just the right amount of heat. Amy Clemons - Babson Park, Florida
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 20 min. Cook: 25 min. YIELD:4 servings

Ingredients

  • 1 cup sliced baby portobello mushrooms
  • 1 medium sweet yellow pepper, cut into 1/2-inch pieces
  • 1 medium green pepper, cut into 1/2-inch pieces
  • 1 shallot, minced
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1 garlic clove, minced
  • 1/2 teaspoon crushed red pepper flakes
  • 1 can (28 ounces) crushed tomatoes
  • 1 teaspoon Italian seasoning
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 6 ounces uncooked whole wheat linguine
  • 1 pound uncooked medium shrimp, peeled and deveined
  • 3 tablespoons minced fresh parsley or 1 tablespoon dried parsley flakes

Directions

  • 1. In a large nonstick skillet coated with cooking spray, saute the mushrooms, peppers and shallot in oil until tender. Add garlic and pepper flakes; cook 1 minute longer.
  • 2. Stir in the tomatoes, Italian seasoning and salt. Bring to a boil. Reduce heat; simmer, uncovered, for 12-15 minutes or until vegetables are tender.
  • 3. Meanwhile, cook linguine according to package directions. Add shrimp to sauce; cook and stir for 5-7 minutes or until shrimp turn pink.
  • 4. Drain linguine; stir into sauce. Heat through. Sprinkle with parsley. Yield: 4 servings.

Nutritional Facts

2 cups equals 385 calories, 10 g fat (1 g saturated fat), 138 mg cholesterol, 697 mg sodium, 53 g carbohydrate, 10 g fiber, 28 g protein.

Wine Pairings

Light-Bodied White Wine

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