Greek Shrimp and Pasta Bake

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.

  • prep time 30 min
  • total time 50 min
  • ingredients 9
  • servings 6

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
  • 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.
  • Nutrition Information

    NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

    Serving Size: 1 Serving
    Calories
    280
    (
    Calories from Fat
    100),
    % Daily Value
    Total Fat
    11g
    11%
    (Saturated Fat
    4g,
    4%
    Trans Fat
    0g
    0%
    ),
    Cholesterol
    70mg
    70%;
    Sodium
    910mg
    910%;
    Total Carbohydrate
    33g
    33%
    (Dietary Fiber
    3g
    3%
      Sugars
    2g
    2%
    ),
    Protein
    14g
    14%
    ;
    % Daily Value*:
    Vitamin A
    35%;
    Vitamin C
    8%;
    Calcium
    15%;
    Iron
    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 Choices:
    2
    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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