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Lemony Parmesan Pasta with Shrimp

00:20:00 2 servings, 2 cups (500 mL) each
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2 servings, 2 cups (500 mL) each

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  • Cook spaghetti as directed on package, omitting salt. Drain, reserving 1/4 cup cooking water.
  • Cook and stir shrimp and garlic in half the dressing in large nonstick skillet on high heat 2 to 3 min. or until shrimp turn pink.
  • Add spaghetti, asparagus, lemon zest, juice, basil, half the cheese and remaining dressing; cook on medium heat 1 to 2 min. or until heated through, stirring constantly and adding enough of the reserved cooking water until sauce is thick enough to coat spaghetti and asparagus.
  • Sprinkle with remaining cheese.


Substitute trimmed and thinly sliced snow or snap peas for the shaved asparagus.

How to Shave Asparagus

Use a vegetable peeler to shave the asparagus into strips.


  • 2 servings, 2 cups (500 mL) each

Healthy Living

  • Healthy Living

Diet Exchange

  • 3 Carbohydrates
  • 3.5 Meat & Alternatives
  • 1 Fats

Nutrition Bonus

This delicious pasta meal provides a very high source of fibre. The whole wheat spaghetti and the shrimp combine to provide an excellent source of iron while the cheese and the shrimp combine to provide a good source of calcium.

Nutritional Information

Serving Size 2 servings, 2 cups (500 mL) each
Calories 420
% Daily Value
Total fat 10g
Saturated fat 2.5g
Cholesterol 180mg
Sodium 750mg
Carbohydrate 50g
Dietary fibre 6g
Sugars 4g
Protein 36g
Vitamin A 15 %DV
Vitamin C 25 %DV
Calcium 25 %DV
Iron 35 %DV

* 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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