Mediterranean Pasta with Shrimps

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Ingredients Minutes Calories
Prep Cook Servings
10 min 20 min 2
Mediterranean Pasta with Shrimps
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4 anchovy Anchovy (chopped)
1 tbsp drained Capers, canned (chopped)
1 dash Cayenne pepper (to taste)
3 tbsp Extra virgin olive oil
1 clove(s) Garlic (finely chopped)
150 gm Linguine, dry
8 large Shrimp, raw (cut in 4-5 pieces each)
4 green onion (stem) Green onion (chopped)
1 small Zucchini (peeled and grated)
6 small Campari tomatoes (halved)


1. Place garlic, anchovies, capers and tomatoes in a skillet and sauté with 2 tbsp of oil over medium heat until anchovies are melted.

2. Add zucchini and sauté for another 15 mins until zucchini and tomatoes are cooked and blended in with the sauce. Add water if necessary to avoid drying and burning.

3. Add shrimps and sauté until cooked.

4. Cook large spaghetti or linguine in salted water until 2 min away from being ready. Drain and reserve about 1 cup of cooking water.

 5. Add the pasta to the previously made sauce along with some of the reserved cooking water. Continue cooking the pasta with the sauce on medium heat for another 2 minutes continuously mixing until most but not all the water is absorbed. Add 1 tbsp olive oil and serve pasta “al dente”.

Nutrition Facts

Per Portion

Calories 468
Calories from fat 214
Calories from saturated fat 34
Total Fat 23.8 g
Saturated Fat 3.8 g
Trans Fat 0.0 g
Polyunsaturated Fat 3.0 g
Monounsaturated Fat 15.3 g
Cholesterol 106 mg
Sodium 172 mg
Potassium 796 mg
Total Carbohydrate 47 g
Dietary Fiber 4.5 g
Sugars 4.1 g
Protein 19.1 g

Dietary servings

Per Portion

Grain 2.9
Meat 0.4
Vegetables 2.0

Energy sources