Recipe from Scott Berger, Director, Customer Marketing, Wal-Mart Team, Pfizer, Inc.
Serving shrimp always adds a sense of elegance to a meal, whether it's for family or a dinner party. An added bonus is shrimp is high in protein, low in calories and is available at grocery stores and neighborhood markets.
- 1 1/2 tablespoons garlic, chopped
- 1 medium onion, chopped
- 2 tablespoons olive oil
- 8-ounce can Italian whole plum tomatoes
- 1 pound cooked shelled shrimp (can substitute cooked boneless chicken breast)
- 1 teaspoon oregano
- 1 teaspoon basil
- 8 ounces crumbled feta cheese (optional)
- 1/2 pound box linguini
- Salt and pepper to taste
- Boil salted water for the linguini, cooked as directed on the package.
- Sauté chopped garlic and onion in olive oil until tender in a large frying pan 3-5 minutes on medium-high heat.
- Add cooked shrimp, sauté for 2 minutes and remove from pan. Try to keep as much garlic and onion in the pan as possible when removing the shrimp.
- Add the entire can of tomatoes with liquid, stir in the pan.
- Cook until it begins to boil and then reduce heat. Add shrimp, oregano, basil, salt and pepper. Simmer for 3-5 minutes.
- Pour sauce on drained linguini and toss.
- Add crumbled feta cheese if desired, at the table.
This recipe serves 8.
Nutritional Analysis (per serving)
*Without feta cheese
- 420 calories (26% calories from fat)
- 32 grams protein
- 48 grams carbohydrates
- 12 grams fat
- 114 milligrams calcium
Note: If adding feta, total calories will increase, along with total fat and sodium. Use sparingly, or look for fat-free feta.