Skip the restaurant this week and treat yourself to a fancy home cooked comforting meal!
I had been craving pasta lately and came up with this simple and easy shrimp pasta. It’s so delicious and flavourful. It does have quite a high calorie punch but this meal kept me full for quite a while!
“Shrimps” pack a big punch of protein. They go really well in pasta dishes plus they are so delicious! I used brown rice pasta as I discovered this pasta when going gluten free for a while and it is definitely my favourite form of pasta. The red pepper not only gives it a little more health but also brings a nice colour to the dish.
Hope you enjoy this meal as much as I did!
Cals per serving 573
1 pack of shrimp or 400g
1 red pepper diced big
1 onion diced
1 ½ tbsp margarine
1 tsp seasoning salt
2 tbsp white wine vinegar
4 cloves garlic minced
4 ounces of dry brown rice pasta (used rotini)
Juice from 1 lemon
Boil pasta in a pot. While pasta cooking, in a large skillet pan over high heat, melt margarine. Cook shrimp, red pepper, and onion together in margarine stirring often. Season with seasoning salt. Once starting to stick to pan deglaze pan with vinegar. Add garlic about two minutes before done cooking. Drain pasta saving about ¼ to ½ cup of starchy pasta water. Rinse pasta then pour into skillet pan with a splash of starchy water to deglaze pan again. Stir until combined through and thickened then squeeze lemon juice at the end.