Watercress adds a peppery bite to this shrimp-bacon combo of Whole-Wheat Spaghetti with Bacon, Shrimp, and Watercress.

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Recipe Summary

prep:
5 mins
cook:
15 mins
total:
20 mins
Yield:
Makes: 4 servings (serving size: 1 3/4 cups)
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Ingredients

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Directions

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  • Cook the pasta according to the label until al dente. Reserve 3 TBSP cooking liquid; drain.

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  • Cook bacon in a large skillet over medium heat until crisp. Cool on paper towels, crumble, and reserve. Add oil and onion to skillet. Cook until soft (5-7 minutes).

  • Add shrimp. Raise heat to medium-high; cook until opaque (5-6 minutes). Toss in watercress, pasta with water, bacon, pepper, and red pepper.

Nutrition Facts

330 calories; fat 6.7g; saturated fat 1.2g; mono fat 2.7g; poly fat 0.9g; protein 26g; carbohydrates 45g; fiber 8g; cholesterol 145mg; iron 2mg; sodium 726mg; calcium 137mg.