Main Dishes

Shrimp & Vegetable Pasta with Creamy Garlic Sauce

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This pasta dish could easily be made purely vegetarian- and the sauce is to die for!

½ lb linguine or thin spaghetti
1 yellow squash, cut crosswise
1 zucchini, halved lengthwise and then sliced crosswise
1 cup green beans, trimmed and cut into 1½" lengths
¾ lb shrimp, deveiled and peeled
4 T butter
4 cloves garlic
? cup cream
¼ cup fat-free half-and-half
In a pot of boiling, salted water, cook the pasta to al dente, but do not drain. In a large wide skillet., heat 1 T olive oil over medium heat until shimmering. Add vegetables and sauté until browned and...
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Nutritions

Calories
864

Sodium
3577mg
149% DV

Fat
50g
77% DV

Protein
53g
107% DV

Carbs
50g
17% DV

Fiber
12g
48% DV

You can't beat the ease of this creamy and cheesy Smoked Sausage Pasta for a 30-minute dinner that the whole family will love. Made-from-scratch skillet mac and cheese is tossed with kielbasa and tender broccoli florets so that you get an entire meal in one pan. This kid-friendly dish is perfect for busy weeknights!

2 c uncooked elbow macaroni
1 1/2 c chopped broccoli florets
1 T olive oil
13 oz smoked sausage ( such as kielbasa )
1/2 c finely diced onion
2 T butter
2 T all purpose flour
1 1/2 c half and half
8 oz sharp cheddar
4 oz smoked gouda
1/2 t dry mustard
Kosher salt and pepper
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  • Cook macaroni in a large pot of salted boiling water until al dente, according to package instructions. During the final 3 minutes of cooking time, add the broccoli florets to the boiling water with...
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Nutritions

Calories
756

Sodium
738mg
30% DV

Fat
39g
61% DV

Protein
31g
62% DV

Carbs
62g
21% DV

Fiber
4g
18% DV