Cheesy Shrimp Alfredo Pasta {Guest Post}
Cheesy Shrimp Alfredo Pasta {Guest Post}
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  • prep: 5 min
  • cook: 22 min
  • total: 27 min
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  • Summary

    Tender whole wheat penne pasta is topped with fresh shrimp and a healthier version of Alfredo cheese sauce for a quick and easy weeknight meal.

    Ingredients

    • Ingredients
    • 1 pound medium shrimp, peeled and deveined
    • 2 tablespoons olive oil
    • 8 ounces uncooked whole wheat penne pasta
    • 1 (14.5-ounce) can petite diced tomatoes, drained
    • 1/2 cup reduced fat mozzarella cheese
    • 2 tablespoons grated Parmesan
    • 2 tablespoons butter
    • 4 cloves garlic, minced
    • 1 tablespoon all-purpose flour
    • 1 (6-ounce) can 2% evaporated milk
    • 2 ounces reduced-fat cream cheese
    • 1/4 cup chicken broth, or more, to taste

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    Nutrition

    Nutritional Info
    • Servings Per Recipe: 6
    • Amount Per Serving
    • Calories: 293 % Daily Value *
    • Total Fat: 13 g 20.32%
    • Saturated Fat: 5 g 26.51%
    • Trans Fat: 0 g %
    • Cholesterol: 23 mg 7.64%
    • Sodium: 378 mg 15.76%
    • Calcium: 133 mg 13.31%
    • Potassium: 175 mg 4.99%
    • Magnesium: 0 mg 0%
    • Iron: 2 mg 9.4%
    • Zinc: 0 mg 0%
    • Total Carbohydrate: 35 g %
    • Dietary Fiber: 4 g 15.67%
    • Sugar: 4 g
    • Protein: 10 g
    • Alcohol: 0 g
    • Omega 3 Fatty Acid: 0 g
    • Omega 6 Fatty Acid: 1 g
    • Vitamin A 12.05%
    • Vitamin C 18.99%
    • Vitamin D 0.09%
    • * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your Daily Values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
    Diabetes Exchanges
    • Exchange - Fat2
    • Exchange - Fruit0
    • Exchange - NonFat Milk0
    • Exchange - Other Carbs0
    • Exchange - Starch2
    • Exchange - Vegetables1
    • Exchange - Lean Meat0
    • Exchange - Alcohol0
    MyPlate Info
    • MyPlate - Grain Total1 oz-eq
    • MyPlate - Vegetable Total0 c
    • MyPlate - Fruit0 c
    • MyPlate - Dairy0 c
    • MyPlate - Protein Total0 oz-eq

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