Lemon Shrimp Pasta with Parmesan, Capers, and Basil in 30 Minutes

Lemon Shrimp Pasta with Parmesan, Capers, and Basil in 30 Minutes
Lemon Shrimp Pasta with Parmesan, Capers, and Basil in 30 Minutes
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  • prep: 10 min
  • cook: 20 min
  • total: 30 min
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  • Summary

    A deliciously fresh tasting seafood dish that is low in calories and quick to make -- just 30 minutes. The shrimp and pasta is flavored with a lemon sauce made up of fresh lemon juice, lemon zest, parmesan, and fresh basil. An additional flavor of fried capers gives it a special touch.

    Ingredients

    • FOR THE SHRIMP
    • 1 Tablespoon extra-virgin olive oil
    • 3/4 pound wild-caught shrimp, peeled and deveined
    • 1/4 teaspoon kosher salt
    • 1/8 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
    • FOR THE PASTA
    • 1 pound fettuccini, or long pasta of your choice
    • 1/2 teaspoon kosher salt, plus more for pasta water
    • 2/3 cup extra-virgin olive oil, separated
    • 2/3 cup grated parmesan cheese, plus more for topping (optional)
    • 1 Tablespoon grated lemon zest (about 1 large lemon)
    • 1/2 cup fresh lemon juice (about 2 large lemons)
    • 1/4 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
    • 1/3 cup chopped fresh basil
    • 2 Tablespoons capers, fried (directions in notes)

    Instructions

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    Nutrition

    Nutritional Info
    • Servings Per Recipe: 6
    • Amount Per Serving
    • Calories: 21 % Daily Value *
    • Total Fat: 2 g 3.6%
    • Saturated Fat: 0 g 1.64%
    • Trans Fat: 0 g %
    • Cholesterol: 0 mg 0%
    • Sodium: 80 mg 3.33%
    • Calcium: 1 mg 0.06%
    • Potassium: 2 mg 0.05%
    • Magnesium: 0 mg 0%
    • Iron: 0 mg 0.07%
    • Zinc: 0 mg 0%
    • Total Carbohydrate: 0 g %
    • Dietary Fiber: 0 g 0.15%
    • Sugar: 0 g
    • Protein: 0 g
    • Alcohol: 0 g
    • Omega 3 Fatty Acid: 0 g
    • Omega 6 Fatty Acid: 0 g
    • Vitamin A 0.02%
    • Vitamin C 0%
    • Vitamin D 0%
    • * 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 - Fat0
    • Exchange - Fruit0
    • Exchange - NonFat Milk0
    • Exchange - Other Carbs0
    • Exchange - Starch0
    • Exchange - Vegetables0
    • Exchange - Lean Meat0
    • Exchange - Alcohol0
    MyPlate Info
    • MyPlate - Grain Total0 oz-eq
    • MyPlate - Vegetable Total0 c
    • MyPlate - Fruit0 c
    • MyPlate - Dairy0 c
    • MyPlate - Protein Total0 oz-eq

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