shrimp and tomato pasta

This pasta dish was extremely easy, extremely quick, and extremely delicious! Do I need to say anything else? It is an excellent fresh and healthy dish to whip up on any night! The flavors are so fresh!

We actually had this for our Valentine’s Day dinner and it was perfectly delicious! It can definitely be fancied up for a nice dinner but is also simple enough for just any ole’ night!

Ingredients:

recipe slightly adapted from: skinnytaste.com

1 lb. large shrimp, peeled and deveined

1 tbls. olive oil

3-4 cloves garlic, minced

1/4 c. white wine or chicken broth

14 oz. can Italian diced tomatoes, drained

1/3 c. fat-free half and half

Salt and pepper

1 tsp. lemon juice

8 oz. whole-wheat angel hair pasta

Fresh oregano, parsley and basil, roughly chopped, to taste

Directions: 


Boil water for pasta. Cook according to package instructions.

Meanwhile, season shrimp with salt. Cook shrimp and garlic in olive oil in a large skillet over medium heat for about 2 minutes. Add tomatoes, wine, salt and pepper and cook an additional minute. Add half and half and cook 1 more minute, add basil, oregano and lemon juice. Add parsley and serve over pasta.

Serve with crusty French bread and some more wine. 🙂

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