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Shrimp-Asparagus Pasta Alfredo
Shrimp-Asparagus Pasta Alfredo

Shrimp-Asparagus Pasta Alfredo

25 Min(s)
25 Min(s) Prep
Healthy Living
Shrimp. Asparagus. Creamy, cheesy Alfredo sauce. It's a winner, and this dreamy pasta entrée can be on your table in less time than you think.
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4 servings
Original recipe yields 4 servings
1/2 lb. fettuccine, uncooked
1/2 lb. fresh asparagus spears, cut into 1-inch lengths
3/4 lb. uncooked deveined peeled medium shrimp
2 cloves garlic, minced
4 tsp. flour
1-1/4 cups fat-free reduced-sodium chicken broth
1/4 tsp. pepper
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Let's Make It
1
Cook pasta as directed on package, omitting salt.
2
Meanwhile, cook and stir asparagus in large nonstick skillet on medium-high heat 4 min. Add shrimp and garlic; cook 2 to 3 min. or until shrimp turn pink, stirring frequently. Remove shrimp from skillet; cover to keep warm.
3
Whisk flour and broth in same skillet until blended. Stir in Neufchatel, 2 Tbsp. Parmesan and pepper; cook and stir on medium heat 2 min. or until mixture comes to boil. Cook 2 to 3 min. or until thickened, stirring constantly. Stir in shrimp.
4
Drain pasta; place in large bowl. Add shrimp mixture; mix lightly. Sprinkle with remaining Parmesan.
Kitchen Tips
Tip 1
Substitute
Prepare using whole wheat fettuccine.
Tip 2
Substitute
Prepare using 1 lb. sliced boneless skinless chicken breasts for the shrimp. Cook and stir chicken, asparagus and garlic in large nonstick skillet on medium-high heat 5 to 6 min. or until chicken is done and asparagus is crisp-tender. Remove from skillet. Continue as directed.
Tip 3
Special Extra
Sprinkle with 2 Tbsp. chopped fresh parsley just before serving.
Tip 4
Nutrition Bonus
It's hard to believe that this creamy pasta is low in both calories and fat. Eating right never tasted so good.
Nutrition
Calories
410
Calories From Fat
0
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 10g
13%
Saturated Fat 5g
25%
Trans Fat 0g
Cholesterol 165mg
55%
Sodium 990mg
43%
Total Carbohydrates 49g
18%
Dietary Fibers 3g
11%
Sugars 4g
8%
Protein 29g
58%
Vitamin A
20%
Vitamin C
2%
Calcium
15%
Iron
20%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
servings
4 servings
* Nutrition information is estimated based on the ingredients and cooking instructions as described in each recipe and is intended to be used for informational purposes only. Please note that nutrition details may vary based on methods of preparation, origin and freshness of ingredients used.
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