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Warm Pappardelle with Cajun Shrimp Recipe

Warm Pappardelle with Cajun Shrimp Recipe

4 servings

Any of the wide, flat pastas, such as mafalde or trenette, are also appropriate for this highly spiced dish.

 

Ingredients:

1/3 cup each: sliced red bell pepper, onion

12 ounces peeled, deveined shrimp

2 teaspoons each: dried oregano, basil, and thyme leaves

1/2 teaspoon each: garlic powder, paprika

1/4 teaspoon each: cayenne and black pepper, salt

1 cup reduced-sodium chicken broth

1/4 cup dry white wine or water

1 tablespoon tomato paste

8 ounces pappardelle, cooked, warm

Method:

Saute bell pepper and onion in lightly greased large skillet until tender, 3 to 4 minutes. Stir in shrimp and seasonings, cook over medium heat until shrimp just begin to turn pink, about 2 minutes. Stir in broth, wine, and tomato paste, heat to boiling. Reduce heat and simmer, uncovered 5 minutes. Serve over pasta.

 

Per Serving:

Calories: 292

% of calories from fat: 7

Fat (gm): 2.2

Saturated fat (gm): 0.5

Cholesterol (gm): 130.6

Sodium (mg): 329

Protein (gm): 22.7

Carbohydrate (gm): 41.4

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