Recipe: Skinny Shrimp Scampi






Skinny Shrimp Scampi

Prep time: 10 minutes

Cook time: 15 minutes

Yield: 4 servings

Serving size: 1 cups


8 oz whole wheat spaghetti

2 garlic cloves, chopped

1 Tbsp light butter

1 Tbsp extra virgin olive oil

¾ cup red bell pepper, chopped

½ cup white clam sauce

½ cup white wine

1 tsp lemon juice

½ tsp crushed red pepper flake

¼ tsp salt

¼ tsp black pepper

1 lb medium-sized raw shrimp (about 40)

2 Tbsp fresh parsley, chopped

1 lemon, cut into 4 wedges


½ cup reduced-fat Parmesan cheese

*Optional ingredients are not included in nutritional calculations.


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

    In a large skillet over medium heat, simmer garlic in olive oil and butter for 2 minutes.

    Add bell pepper, clam sauce, wine, lemon juice, red pepper flakes, salt and pepper. Cook until bell pepper is tender, about 3 minutes.

    Add shrimp and cook until they turn pink, about 4 minutes.

    Add parsley and remove from heat.

    Add pasta to scampi mixture and toss. Serve hot with lemon wedges and optional Parmesan cheese.

Nutrition Information

Per Serving: (1 cup)

Calories: 380

Calories from fat: 83

Fat: 13g

Saturated Fat: 1g

Cholesterol: 92mg

Sodium: 508mg

Carbohydrates: 47g

Fiber: 6g

Sugar 4g

Protein: 21g

Calcium: 4%

Iron: 19%

WWP+: 10