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Herbed Shrimp and Pasta with Feta

Prep time 10 mins
Cook time 15 mins
Yield 4 servings (serving size: 1 cup tomato mixture, 1/2 cup vermicelli, and 1 tablespoon cheese)
Simply seasoned pasta and shrimp make a show-stopping dinner when paired with a glass of wine and gourmet salad greens.


  • 4 ounces uncooked vermicelli
  • 2 teaspoons extra-virgin olive oil
  • Cooking spray
  • 1/4 pound shrimp, peeled and deveined
  • 2 garlic cloves, minced
  • 1 tablespoon dried basil
  • 1/2 teaspoon crushed red pepper
  • 1 (14.5-ounce) can diced tomatoes with green peppers and onions
  • 1/4 cup (2 ounces) crumbled feta cheese with basil and sun-dried tomatoes

Nutrition Information

  • calories 288
  • fat 6.8 g
  • satfat 2.7 g
  • protein 24.2 g
  • carbohydrate 31.2 g
  • cholesterol 174 mg
  • iron 4.4 mg
  • sodium 737 mg
  • caloriesfromfat 22 %
  • fiber 3.3 g
  • calcium 143 mg

How to Make It

  1. Cook pasta according to package directions, omitting salt and fat; drain and toss with olive oil. Keep warm.

  2. Heat a large nonstick skillet over medium- high heat. Coat pan with cooking spray; add shrimp, garlic, basil, and crushed red pepper. Sauté, 2 minutes, or just until shrimp begin to turn pink. Add tomatoes, and bring to a boil over medium-high heat; reduce heat, and simmer, uncovered, 2 minutes, stirring occasionally.

  3. Serve tomato mixture over pasta, and top with feta cheese.

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