Recipes and Cooking Shrimp and Tomato Piccata 3.9 (10) Shrimp recipes are among the quickest and lightest weeknight dinner options, and this 30-minute shrimp piccata certainly fits that bill. A full serving of this shrimp dinner has less than 250 calories! By BHG Test Kitchen BHG Test Kitchen The Better Homes & Gardens Test Kitchen has been in continuous operation for nearly 100 years, developing and testing practical, reliable recipes that readers can enjoy at home. The Test Kitchen team includes culinary specialists, food stylists, registered and licensed nutritionists, and other experts with Bachelor of Science degrees in food science, food and nutrition, or culinary arts. Together, the team tests more than 2,500 recipes, produces more than 2,500 food images, and creates more than 1,000 food videos each year in the state-of-the-art test kitchen. Learn about BHG's Editorial Process Published on April 2, 2013 Print Share Share Tweet Pin Email Photo: Scott Little Total Time: 30 mins Servings: 4 Jump to Nutrition Facts Ingredients 1 ⅓ pound fresh or frozen medium shrimp in shells 3 tablespoon olive oil 8 ounce fresh French string beans (haricot verts) or other small, thin green beans, trimmed 3 medium tomatoes, cut into wedges 1 teaspoon finely shredded lemon peel 3 tablespoon lemon juice 1 tablespoon capers, drained 2 cup hot cooked pasta (optional) Directions Thaw shrimp, if frozen. Peel and devein shrimp, leaving tails intact if desired. Rinse shrimp; pat dry with paper towels. Set aside. In a 12-inch skillet heat 1 tablespoon of the olive oil over medium-high heat. Add green beans to skillet; cook and stir for 3 minutes. Add shrimp; cook and stir about 3 minutes or until shrimp are opaque. Add tomatoes; cook for 1 minute more. For sauce, in a small bowl whisk together the remaining 2 tablespoons olive oil, the lemon peel, lemon juice, and capers. If desired, serve shrimp mixture over hot cooked pasta. Drizzle sauce over shrimp and vegetables. Print Nutrition Facts (per serving) 244 Calories 12g Fat 10g Carbs 25g Protein Show Full Nutrition Label Hide Full Nutrition Label Nutrition Facts Servings Per Recipe 4 Calories 244 % Daily Value * Total Fat 12g 15% Saturated Fat 2g 10% Cholesterol 172mg 57% Sodium 239mg 10% Total Carbohydrate 10g 4% Total Sugars 3g Protein 25g Vitamin C 39.6mg 198% Calcium 101mg 8% Iron 3.8mg 21% Potassium 514mg 11% Folate, total 36.3mcg Vitamin B-12 1.3mcg Vitamin B-6 0.2mg *The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a food serving contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.