Fresh Tomato Shrimp Pasta

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Fresh tomatoes and spinach, fresh herbs, and fresh mozzarella combine with shrimp and fettuccine for an easy summer dinner.

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Prep Time:
15 mins
Cook Time:
15 mins
Total Time:
30 mins
Servings:
4
Yield:
4 servings

Ingredients

  • 8 ounces dry fettuccine pasta

  • 3 cloves garlic

  • ½ sweet onion, cut into wedges

  • 3 tablespoons fresh oregano leaves

  • 4 tablespoons olive oil

  • 4 medium tomatoes, chopped

  • 3 tablespoons chopped fresh basil

  • salt and pepper to taste

  • 1 cup spinach leaves

  • 1 pound cooked shrimp - peeled and deveined

  • 8 ounces fresh mozzarella cheese, diced

Directions

  1. Bring a large pot of lightly salted water to a boil. Add the pasta, and cook for 8 minutes, or until tender. Drain.

  2. In the container of a food processor, combine the garlic, onion and oregano. Pulse until finely chopped. Heat the olive oil in a large skillet over medium heat. Add the onion mixture; cook and stir until fragrant and almost golden. Mix in the tomatoes, basil, salt and pepper. Simmer for about 5 minutes while the pasta is cooking, stirring occasionally.

  3. Mix in spinach until it wilts, then just before the pasta is done, stir in the shrimp. Cook until heated through. Toss with pasta in a large serving bowl, and mix in mozzarella cheese.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

651 Calories
29g Fat
52g Carbs
44g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 4
Calories 651
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 29g 37%
Saturated Fat 11g 53%
Cholesterol 266mg 89%
Sodium 358mg 16%
Total Carbohydrate 52g 19%
Dietary Fiber 4g 14%
Total Sugars 6g
Protein 44g
Vitamin C 37mg 184%
Calcium 424mg 33%
Iron 7mg 38%
Potassium 628mg 13%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.

(-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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