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Greek Shrimp and Pasta Bake

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Greek Shrimp and Pasta Bake
  • Prep Time 30 min
  • Total Time 50 min
  • Servings 6
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With a nod to the Greek Isles, shrimp and penne pasta are punctuated with spinach, olive oil, feta cheese and ripe olives in this succulent dish.

Ingredients

2 1/2
cups uncooked penne pasta (8 oz)
3/4
lb uncooked medium shrimp, peeled, deveined and tail shells removed
3
cups fresh spinach, stems removed, torn into pieces
1
cup grape tomatoes, cut in half
1
teaspoon salt
1
teaspoon dried oregano leaves
2
tablespoons olive oil
1
package (4 oz) crumbled feta cheese (about 1 cup)
1
can (2 1/4 oz) sliced ripe olives, drained

Directions

  • 1 In 4-quart saucepan or Dutch oven, cook pasta as directed on package, adding shrimp during last 2 to 3 minutes of cooking. Cook until pasta is tender and shrimp turn pink. Drain; return to saucepan.
  • 2 Meanwhile, heat oven to 350°F. Spray 13x9-inch (3-quart) glass baking dish with cooking spray.
  • 3 Stir remaining ingredients into cooked pasta and shrimp. Pour into baking dish; spread evenly.
  • 4 Bake uncovered 15 to 20 minutes or until thoroughly heated.
Tips  

For a more authentic Greek version, use pitted kalamata olives in place of the more common variety.

Nutrition Information 

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
280
(
Calories from Fat
100
)
Daily Value
Total Fat
11g
16%
(
Saturated Fat
4g
19%
,
Trans Fat
0g
)
Cholesterol
70mg
23%
Sodium
910mg
38%
Potassium
250mg
7%
Total Carbohydrate
33g
11%
(
Dietary Fiber
3g
14%
,
Sugars
2g
)
Protein
14g
Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
35%
35%
Vitamin C
8%
8%
Calcium
15%
15%
Iron
20%
20%
Exchanges:
2 Starch; 0 Fruit; 0 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 1 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 1 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 1 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choice
2
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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