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Spicy pasta with shrimp

Makes 6 servings


  • 8 ounces whole wheat rotini
  • 2 Tbsp. butter
  • 3 cloves garlic, minced
  • ½ medium onion, diced
  • 12 ounces shrimp, de-veined & tails removed
  • 1 tsp. garlic powder
  • 2 tsp. crushed red pepper flakes
  • 1 tbsp. Italian seasoning
  • 1 15-ounce can crushed tomatoes
  • ½ cup low-fat cottage cheese


Cook pasta according to package directions. Drain & set aside.

Heat a large sauce pan over medium heat. Add butter & shrimp and saute for 3-4 minutes until shrimp turns pink. If using pre-cooked shrimp, saute 2-3 minutes until heated through. Transfer shrimp to a bowl & set aside.

Add crushed tomatoes, minced garlic, garlic powder, red pepper flakes, & italian seasoning to the pan. Stir over medium heat for 5 minutes or so until fragrant and heated through. Add cottage cheese. Cover & simmer for 5-10 minutes.

Add shrimp back to pan and stir to combine. Toss with cooked pasta and serve.

Nutrition analysis per serving: 260 calories, 6 g fat, 16 g protein, 37 g carbohydrate, 5 g fiber, 490 mg sodium

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