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Mediterranean Pasta with Shrimp

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  • 20 min prep time
  • 20 min total time
  • 9 ingredients
  • 5 servings
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Tender shrimp, colorful spinach, tangy feta and salty olives make a Greek-inspired dinner light and refreshing - ready in 20 minutes.

2 1/2
cups uncooked bow-tie (farfalle) pasta (about 5 oz)
1
lb uncooked deveined peeled medium shrimp (thawed if frozen), tail shells removed
1
medium red bell pepper, chopped (1 cup)
3
cups lightly packed fresh spinach (about 3 oz), stems removed, torn into pieces
2
tablespoons chopped fresh or 2 teaspoons dried basil leaves
1/2
teaspoon salt
1/3
cup sliced kalamata olives or 1 can (2 1/4 oz) sliced ripe olives, drained
1
cup crumbled feta cheese (4 oz)
2
tablespoons olive or vegetable oil

Steps

  • 1 In 5-quart Dutch oven, cook pasta as directed on package, adding shrimp and bell pepper during last 2 minutes of cooking time. Cook until pasta is tender and shrimp are pink. Drain and return to Dutch oven.
  • 2 Add spinach, basil, salt and olives to pasta mixture; heat over medium heat until hot. Toss with cheese and oil.
  • 1 In 5-quart Dutch oven, cook pasta as directed on package, adding shrimp and bell pepper during last 2 minutes of cooking time. Cook until pasta is tender and shrimp are pink. Drain and return to Dutch oven.
  • 2 Add spinach, basil, salt and olives to pasta mixture; heat over medium heat until hot. Toss with cheese and oil.

Expert Tips

Pair this pasta dish with Pillsbury® refrigerated breadsticks and a light fruity wine.

Choose your favorite olive variety for this recipe.

Kalamata olives are plump and juicy with a powerful flavor, bright acidity and high salt content. However, if you don’t have them on hand, your favorite olive variety will work for this recipe.

Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
340
(
Calories from Fat
120),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
13g
13%
(Saturated Fat
4 1/2g,
4 1/2%
Trans Fat
0g
0%
),
Cholesterol
150mg
150%;
Sodium
860mg
860%;
Total Carbohydrate
33g
33%
(Dietary Fiber
3g
3%
  Sugars
2g
2%
),
Protein
23g
23%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
60%;
Vitamin C
45%;
Calcium
15%;
Iron
25%;
Exchanges:
2 Starch; 0 Fruit; 0 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 1 Vegetable; 2 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 2 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choices:
2
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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