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Pasta With Shrimp and Peas

Quick and tasty, this pasta dish will fit perfectly into your weeknight rotation. Shrimp are perfect in this dish but you could sub with scallops if desired.

Health MAY 2009

  • Yield: Makes 4 servings (serving size: 2 cups pasta and 3 or 4 shrimp)
  • Cook time: 12 Minutes
  • Prep time: 15 Minutes


  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 3 garlic cloves, minced
  • 1/2 teaspoon crushed red pepper
  • 1 (8-ounce) bottle clam juice
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 8 ounces capellini pasta
  • 12 ounces large shrimp, peeled and deveined
  • 1 (10-ounce) package frozen petite green peas
  • 2 teaspoons grated lemon zest
  • 3 tablespoons lemon juice
  • 1/3 cup chopped fresh parsley


1. Heat oil in a skillet over medium heat. Add garlic and red pepper; cook 1 minute. Add clam juice and salt; bring to boil. Reduce to simmer; cover and cook 5 minutes.

2. Bring a pot of water to a boil. Cook pasta according to package directions; drain.

3. Add shrimp, peas, and zest to skillet. Cover and cook 6 minutes or until shrimp are just cooked through. Toss with pasta, lemon juice, and parsley.

Nutritional Information

Amount per serving
  • Calories: 365
  • Fat: 5g
  • Saturated fat: 1g
  • Monounsaturated fat: 3g
  • Polyunsaturated fat: 1g
  • Protein: 25g
  • Carbohydrate: 54g
  • Fiber: 6g
  • Cholesterol: 128mg
  • Iron: 5mg
  • Sodium: 464mg
  • Calcium: 76mg

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