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Spicy Shrimp Fettuccine

 Spicy Shrimp Fettuccine
This dressed-up seafood entree from Judy Farrar makes a tasty impression on family and friends. "Nicely spiced shrimp, tomatoes and spinach top off the saucy fettuccine," she notes from Richmond, Virginia. "It's great with crusty bread and a salad,"
4 ServingsPrep/Total Time: 30 min.


  • 8 ounces uncooked fettuccine
  • 1 medium onion, chopped
  • 1 garlic clove, minced
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 4 plum tomatoes, chopped
  • 1 cup chicken broth
  • 2 cups coarsely chopped fresh spinach
  • 3/4 pound cooked medium shrimp, peeled and deveined
  • 2 tablespoons minced fresh parsley
  • 1 tablespoon balsamic vinegar
  • 1 tablespoon butter
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
  • 1/8 teaspoon cayenne pepper
  • 2 ounces feta cheese, crumbled


  • Cook fettuccine according to package directions. Meanwhile, in a
  • large nonstick skillet, saute onion and garlic in oil until tender.
  • Add tomatoes and broth. Bring to a boil. Reduce heat; simmer,
  • uncovered, for 3 minutes.
  • Add the spinach, shrimp, parsley and vinegar. Simmer, uncovered, for
  • 2 minutes or until shrimp is heated through. Stir in the butter,
  • salt, pepper and cayenne. Drain fettuccine; serve with shrimp
  • mixture and feta cheese. Yield: 4 servings.

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Spicy Shrimp Fettuccine (continued)

Nutritional Facts: One serving (1 cup shrimp mixture with 1 cup fettuccine) equals 419 calories, 12 g fat (5 g saturated fat), 150 mg cholesterol, 861 mg sodium, 49 g carbohydrate, 4 g fiber, 28 g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 3 lean meat, 2-1/2 starch, 1 vegetable, 1 fat.
Wine: Light-Bodied White Wine: Enjoy this recipe with a light-bodied white wine such as Sauvignon Blanc or Pinot Grigio.