Lemon Cream Shrimp and Pasta Recipe

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Lemon Cream Shrimp and Pasta
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  1. Bring water to boil with salt.
  2. Add broccoli for 3 minutes to cook. Remove and blanch in cold water.
  3. Add pasta to water and cook to desired taste.
  4. Meanwhile, sauté 1 TBS garlic (I probably used 2 TBS I like a lot of garlic) in olive oil, cooking 1 minute on low heat.
  5. Add 2 cups heavy cream and reduce over medium heat.
  6. Add juice of 2 lemons and zest of 2 lemons along with 2 TSP salt and 1 TSP pepper.
  7. Allow to reduce by half 10-12 minutes.
  8. When sauce is close to ready, add cooked shrimp to sauce just to warm the shrimp.
  9. Drain pasta.
  10. Toss in cherry tomatoes, broccoli, arugula and the Lemon Cream Sauce.
  11. Garnish with fresh Parmiganio Reggiano.
  12. Serve immediately.
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Nutrition Facts

Per ServingPer 100 g
Amount Per 1 Serving
Calories 347.51 Kcal (1455 kJ)
Calories from fat 126.14 Kcal
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 14.02g 22%
Cholesterol 41.1mg 14%
Sodium 602.01mg 25%
Potassium 281.79mg 6%
Total Carbs 48.15g 16%
Sugars 3.4g 14%
Dietary Fiber 3.22g 13%
Protein 8.92g 18%
Vitamin C 28.9mg 48%
Iron 2.2mg 12%
Calcium 51.7mg 5%
Amount Per 100 g
Calories 229.34 Kcal (960 kJ)
Calories from fat 83.25 Kcal
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 9.25g 22%
Cholesterol 27.12mg 14%
Sodium 397.3mg 25%
Potassium 185.97mg 6%
Total Carbs 31.78g 16%
Sugars 2.24g 14%
Dietary Fiber 2.12g 13%
Protein 5.88g 18%
Vitamin C 19.1mg 48%
Iron 1.4mg 12%
Calcium 34.1mg 5%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
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  • salty
  • savory
  • bitter
  • sweet
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Recipe Tags

Weightwatchers Points

  • 7.5
  • 9

Good Points

  • saturated fat free

Bad Points

  • High in Sodium

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