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Basil shrimp served with feta and orzo is an easy, flavorful meal that's perfect for weeknights.  Serve with a mixed green salad. 

Recipe by Cooking Light March 2000


Recipe Summary

2 servings (serving size: 1 cup orzo and about 5 ounces shrimp)


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Instructions Checklist
  • Preheat oven to 450°.

  • Coat inside of oven bag with cooking spray. Place the bag on a large shallow baking pan.

  • Cook the pasta in boiling water 5 minutes, omitting salt and fat; drain. Place the pasta in a large bowl. Stir in 1 teaspoon oil and next 7 ingredients (1 teaspoon oil through pepper). Place the orzo mixture in prepared oven bag. Combine shrimp and basil. Arrange shrimp mixture on orzo mixture. Fold edge of bag over to seal. Bake at 450° for 25 minutes or until the shrimp are done. Cut open bag with a sharp knife, and peel back the foil. Drizzle with 1 teaspoon oil.

Nutrition Facts

498 calories; calories from fat 26%; fat 14.4g; saturated fat 5.5g; mono fat 5.1g; poly fat 1.9g; protein 38.8g; carbohydrates 52.7g; fiber 3.4g; cholesterol 219mg; iron 6.5mg; sodium 817mg; calcium 258mg.