Greek-Style Shrimp Linguine

Health
 Recipe
Skip your standard pasta recipe and serve a Greek-style pasta dish for dinner tonight.
Makes 4 servings (serving size: about 1 1/3 cups)

Ingredients

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8 ounces uncooked linguine
1 tablespoon olive oil
20 large shrimp, peeled and deveined (about 1 pound)
4 garlic cloves, minced
1 teaspoon dried oregano
1/4 teaspoon crushed red pepper
1 (14.5-ounce) can diced tomatoes, undrained
3/4 cup (3 ounces) crumbled feta cheese
2 tablespoons chopped fresh flatleaf parsley or basil

Preparation

Prep: 5 Minutes
Cook: 15 Minutes

1. Cook linguine according to package directions.

2. Meanwhile, heat oil in a large nonstick skillet over medium-high heat. Add the shrimp, minced garlic, dried oregano, and red pepper; stir-fry 2 minutes. Add the tomatoes; reduce heat and simmer, uncovered, until shrimp is opaque, about 3 minutes.

3. Drain linguine; return to the same pot. Add shrimp mixture and cheese to the linguine; toss well, and transfer to 4 serving plates. Top with parsley or basil.

Wine note: The zesty shrimp linguine will match beautifully with the herbal notes and lively acidity of an Italian red from the Barbera grape. Look for Pio Cesare Barbera d'Alba, about $21.

Created date

February 2007

Nutritional Information

Calories 432
Fat 11 g
Satfat 5 g
Monofat 4 g
Polyfat 1 g
Protein 31 g
Carbohydrate 50 g
Fiber 4 g
Cholesterol 193 mg
Iron 6 mg
Sodium 863 mg
Calcium 197 mg