Pasta with Shrimp and Herbed Cheese Sauce

Dish type
Dinner
Serves
6
Ready in
45 minutes*

Ingredients

  • 1/2 cup extra virgin olive oil
  • 5 garlic cloves, peeled, thinly sliced
  • 1/4 tsp. crushed red pepper flakes
  • 1 lb. cooked medium shrimp, peeled and deveined
  • 1 pt. grape tomatoes, halved
  • 3 tbsp. capers, rinsed
  • 3/4 cup torn fresh basil, divided
  • 1 (12-oz.) pkg. spaghetti
  • 1 (8-oz.) container Gournay spreadable cheese with garlic and herbs

Directions

Prep Time
15 minutes*
Cook Time
30 minutes
Ready in
45 minutes*
  1. Heat oil in a small skillet over low heat. Add garlic and red pepper flakes; cook and stir until garlic is golden, about 10 minutes. Let cool completely.
  2. In a medium bowl combine shrimp, tomatoes, capers, ½ cup of the basil, and salt and pepper to taste. Stir in garlic mixture. If desired, cover and refrigerate 1 hour.
  3. Cook spaghetti al dente according to package directions. Drain.
  4. Meanwhile, place shrimp mixture in a large skillet over medium-low heat; cook until heated through. Add cooked spaghetti; toss lightly. Add cheese and 2 tablespoons basil; cook and toss until cheese melts and pasta is coated. Top with remaining 2 tablespoons basil, and serve.

Nutritional Information

Serving Size
1
Per Serving
Calories 598, Calories Fat 307, Total Fat 33g, Saturated Fat 11g, Cholesterol 142mg, Sodium 488mg, Carbohydrate 46g, Protein 24g
Serving Size1
Calories598
Calories Fat307
Calories (fat) extra51
Total Fat33g
Total Fat (extra)52
Saturated Fat11g
Saturated Fat (extra)56
Cholesterol142mg
Cholesterol (extra)48
Sodium488mg
Sodium (extra)20
Potassium167mg
Carbohydrate46g
Carbohydrate (extra)16
Fiber1g
Fiber (extra)7
Sugars3g
Protein24g
Omega30g
Vitamin A1020IU
Vitamin A (extra)20
Vitamin C8mg
Vitamin C (extra)15
Iron3mg
Iron (extra)4