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Polenta with Shrimp and Tomato Sauce

Total time 15 mins
Yield 4 servings.
Quick, easy and tasty are the best words to describe this polenta with shrimp recipe. Jarred tomato sauce helps get this dish on the table in 15 minutes.


  • Olive oil-flavored cooking spray
  • 1 (16-ounce) package refrigerated polenta, cut into 12 slices
  • 3/4 pound peeled and deveined medium-size fresh shrimp
  • 2 cups low-fat chunky pasta sauce
  • 3 tablespoons shredded fresh Parmesan cheese

Nutrition Information

  • calories 238
  • caloriesfromfat 11 %
  • fat 3 g
  • satfat 1.2 g
  • monofat 0.0 g
  • polyfat 0.0 g
  • protein 23.2 g
  • carbohydrate 26 g
  • fiber 4 g
  • cholesterol 133 mg
  • iron 0.0 mg
  • sodium 799 mg
  • calcium 0.0 mg

How to Make It

  1. Coat a large nonstick skillet with cooking spray; place over medium-high heat until hot.

  2. Arrange polenta slices in skillet; cook 4 minutes on each side or until edges are crisp. Remove from skillet, and keep warm.

  3. Coat skillet with cooking spray. Add shrimp, and cook 2 to 3 minutes or until shrimp turn pink. Stir in pasta sauce; cook 2 to 3 minutes or until thoroughly heated.

  4. Place 3 slices of polenta on each of 4 serving plates. Spoon shrimp and sauce evenly over polenta; sprinkle with Parmesan cheese. Serve immediately.

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