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Lemon-Basil Shrimp Toss

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Lemon-Basil Shrimp Toss
  • Prep Time 25 min
  • Total Time 25 min
  • Servings 5
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Dinner made ready in 25 minutes! Enjoy pasta, shrimp and veggies flavored with basil, lemon peel and seasoning – a mild meal!

Ingredients

8
oz uncooked linguine
2
tablespoons butter or margarine
1
clove garlic, finely chopped
2
cups fresh sugar snap peas, strings removed
1 1/2
cups julienne-cut (matchstick-size) carrots (from 10-oz bag)
1
lb uncooked deveined peeled medium (31 to 35 count) shrimp, thawed if frozen, tail shells removed
1
tablespoon finely chopped fresh or 1 teaspoon dried basil leaves
2
teaspoons grated lemon peel
1/2
teaspoon salt-free seasoning blend

Directions

  • 1 Cook and drain pasta as directed on package, omitting salt.
  • 2 Meanwhile, in 12-inch nonstick skillet, melt 1 tablespoon of the butter over medium-high heat. Add garlic; cook 1 minute, stirring constantly. Add snap peas and carrots; cook 4 to 6 minutes, stirring occasionally, until crisp-tender. Add shrimp; cook 3 to 5 minutes, stirring occasionally, until shrimp are pink.
  • 3 Stir in basil, lemon peel and seasoning blend. Stir in remaining 1 tablespoon butter and pasta. Cook about 1 minute, stirring occasionally, until butter is melted.
Tips  

Sugar snap peas have stringy seams that run along the sides. To remove, snap off the tip that is tough and pull the string along each side of the pod.

Nutrition Information 

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
330
(
Calories from Fat
60
)
Daily Value
Total Fat
7g
10%
(
Saturated Fat
3 1/2g
17%
,
Trans Fat
0g
)
Cholesterol
140mg
47%
Sodium
210mg
9%
Potassium
640mg
18%
Total Carbohydrate
45g
15%
(
Dietary Fiber
4g
16%
,
Sugars
3g
)
Protein
22g
Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
130%
130%
Vitamin C
15%
15%
Calcium
6%
6%
Iron
25%
25%
Exchanges:
2 Starch; 0 Fruit; 1/2 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 1 Vegetable; 2 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 1 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choice
3
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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