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Saucy Shrimp and Pasta

Cook shrimp in an herbed tomato sauce and toss with spaghetti for a tasty low-fat supper.

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  • Makes: 4 servings
  • Start to Finish: 20 mins

Saucy Shrimp and Pasta



  1. Thaw shrimp, if frozen. Peel and devein shrimp. Rinse; pat dry with paper towels. Set aside.
  2. In a large saucepan stir together tomatoes, cornstarch, snipped parsley, sugar, Italian seasoning, and ground red pepper. Cook and stir until thickened and bubbly.
  3. Stir in shrimp. Return to boiling; cook for 1 to 3 minutes more or until shrimp are opague.
  4. Serve shrimp mixture over hot cooked spaghetti. Garnish with fresh parsley sprigs, if desired. Makes 4 servings.

From the Test Kitchen


To remove the black vein that runs along the back of a shrimp, use a sharp knife to make a slit from the head to the tail end. Then hold the shrimp under cold water to rinse away the vein.

Nutrition Facts (Saucy Shrimp and Pasta)

    Per serving:
  • 271 kcal cal.,
  • 1 g fat
  • 131 mg chol.,
  • 545 mg sodium,
  • 43 g carb.,
  • 1 g fiber,
  • 21 g pro.
  • Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet



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