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Shrimp, Chickpea, and Feta Cheese Nests

Makes: 8 servings
Start to Finish 30 mins
Shrimp, Chickpea, and Feta Cheese Nests
Ingredients
  • 1 14 - 16  ounce package  dried multigrain, whole wheat, or regular spaghetti
  • 2 15 - 1  ounce can  chickpeas (garbanzo beans), rinsed and drained
  • 1 16  ounce bag  frozen peeled, cooked shrimp with tails, thawed
  • 3  roma tomatoes, seeded and chopped
  • 4  ounces  feta cheese, crumbled (1 cup)
  • 2  tablespoons  chopped fresh mint
  • 1  teaspoon  finely shredded lemon peel
  • 2  tablespoons  lemon juice
  • 1  teaspoon  dried oregano, crushed
  •  Lemon Wedges
  •  Green olives (optional)
  •  Olive oil
Directions

1. Cook spaghetti, with 1 tablespoon salt added to water, according to package directions; add drained chickpeas and shrimp during the last 1 minute of pasta cooking time. Drain.

2. Return pasta mixture to pan. Stir in tomatoes, cheese, mint, lemon peel, lemon juice, oregano, and 1/4 teaspoon each salt and black pepper.

3. Serve with lemon wedges and green olives. Drizzle with olive oil. Makes 8 servings.

Nutrition Facts (Shrimp, Chickpea, and Feta Cheese Nests)
  • Servings Per Recipe 8,
  • cal. (kcal) 696,
  • Fat, total (g) 14,
  • chol. (mg) 123,
  • sat. fat (g) 3,
  • carb. (g) 102,
  • fiber (g) 23,
  • pro. (g) 44,
  • vit. A (IU) 534,
  • vit. C (mg) 22,
  • sodium (mg) 408,
  • calcium (mg) 242,
  • iron (mg) 10,
  • Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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