Try this healthy version of classic shrimp scampi, that you can have ready for dinner in less than 30 minutes.
Total Time: 22 min. Prep Time: 10 min. Cooking Time: 12 min. Yield: 2 servings
Ingredients: 3 oz dry whole wheat pasta 2 Tbsp. olive oil, divided use 8 oz medium shrimp, peeled, deveined 1 clove garlic, crushed 1 Tbsp. yellow bell pepper, finely chopped 1 Tbsp. red bell pepper, finely chopped 2 Tbsp. fresh lemon juice ¼ cup low-sodium, organic vegetable broth 2 Tbsp. white wine Ground black pepper (to taste; optional) Crushed red pepper (to taste; optional) 3 fresh parsley sprigs, finely chopped 2 fresh basil leaves, finely chopped
Preparation: 1. Bring large pot of water to boil for pasta. 2. Cook pasta according to package directions; drain. Set aside. 3. While pasta is cooking, heat 1 Tbsp. oil in large nonstick skillet over medium-high heat. 4. Add shrimp and garlic; cook, stirring frequently, for 2 to 3 minutes, or until shrimp is opaque and firm. Remove shrimp from pan. Set aside. 5. Heat remaining 1 Tbsp. oil over medium-high heat. Add bell peppers; cook, stirring frequently, for 3 to 4 minutes or until soft. 6. Add lemon juice, broth, wine, black pepper, and red pepper; cook, stirring frequently, for 1 to 2 minutes. 7. Add shrimp, parsley, and basil; cook until heated through. 8. Divide pasta between 2 plates; top evenly with shrimp mixture.
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