Spicy Shrimp Linguine with Asparagus

Time: 30 minutes
Servings: 6
Rating:

Ingredients

  • 1 Tbsp olive oil

  • 3 cloves garlic, minced

  • 1 tsp crushed red pepper flakes

  • 1 jalapeño, sliced

  • 2 small leeks, tops removed, thinly sliced

  • 4 cups water

  • 12 oz whole-wheat linguine pasta

  • 12 oz frozen peeled & deveined shrimp

  • 2 cups chopped asparagus

  • 1 lemon, juiced  

  • 1/4 cup minced fresh parsley

  • 1/4 cup shredded parmesan cheese


Preparation

  1. In a large, deep skillet, heat oil over medium. Add garlic, pepper flakes, jalapeño & leeks. Saute 4-5 minutes or until softened, stirring throughout.

  2. Add water & pasta to skillet. Increase heat to medium-high. Cover & cook 12-14 minutes or until pasta is al dente & liquid has thickened slightly, stirring occasionally.

  3. Add shrimp & asparagus to skillet.  Cover & cook 4-5 minutes or until shrimp are cooked & asparagus is crisp-tender. Remove from heat & stir in lemon juice.

  4. To serve, top with parsley & cheese.


Tips

Swap water for unsalted vegetable broth for added flavor.
Add lemon zest for added citrus flavor.

Nutrition Facts

6 servings per recipe
Serving size (366g)
Amount per serving
Calories
310
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 6g 8%
    Saturated Fat 1.5g 8%
    Trans Fat 0g  
Cholesterol 75mg 25%
Sodium 400mg 17%
Total Carbohydrate 50g 18%
    Dietary Fiber 7g 25%
    Total Sugars 4g  
Includes 0g Added Sugars
0%
Protein 19g  
Vitamin D 0mcg 0%
Calcium 129mg 10%
Iron 4mg 20%
Potassium 497mg 10%
* The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a serving of food contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.

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