• prep: 15 min
  • cook: 15 min
  • total: 30 min
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  • Summary

    This delicious cajun shrimp pasta has a flavorful and smoky “kick” from the creole seasoning and the creamy roasted red pepper sauce!

    Ingredients

    • 10 ounces uncooked fettuccine
    • 1 pound medium peeled and deveined shrimp (16/20 count)
    • Avocado oil
    • 1 1/2 teaspoons salt-free cajun creole seasoning
    • 1/2 teaspoon granulated garlic
    • Pinch cayenne pepper (optional, add if you like more “heat”)
    • Salt
    • 1 tablespoon unsalted butter
    • 1 small onion, finely diced
    • 1/2 cup (about 4 ounces by weight) finely diced roasted red peppers from a jar
    • 6 cloves garlic, pressed through garlic press
    • Pinch red pepper flakes (optional, add if you like more “heat”)
    • 1 tablespoon tomato paste
    • 1 (14.5 ounce / 411 gram) can fire-roasted crushed tomatoes
    • 3/4 cup chicken broth
    • 3/4 cup heavy cream
    • 1 tablespoon chopped fresh parsley

    Instructions

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    Nutrition

    Nutritional Info
    • Servings Per Recipe: 4
    • Amount Per Serving
    • Calories: 461 % Daily Value *
    • Total Fat: 25 g 38.93%
    • Saturated Fat: 15 g 75.91%
    • Trans Fat: 1 g %
    • Cholesterol: 64 mg 21.49%
    • Sodium: 1596 mg 66.51%
    • Calcium: 89 mg 8.91%
    • Potassium: 89 mg 2.56%
    • Magnesium: 0 mg 0%
    • Iron: 3 mg 14.28%
    • Zinc: 0 mg 0%
    • Total Carbohydrate: 51 g %
    • Dietary Fiber: 3 g 11.93%
    • Sugar: 7 g
    • Protein: 12 g
    • Alcohol: 0 g
    • Omega 3 Fatty Acid: 0 g
    • Omega 6 Fatty Acid: 1 g
    • Vitamin A 25.46%
    • Vitamin C 30.73%
    • Vitamin D 7.09%
    • * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your Daily Values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
    Diabetes Exchanges
    • Exchange - Fat5
    • Exchange - Fruit0
    • Exchange - NonFat Milk0
    • Exchange - Other Carbs0
    • Exchange - Starch3
    • Exchange - Vegetables1
    • Exchange - Lean Meat0
    • Exchange - Alcohol0
    MyPlate Info
    • MyPlate - Grain Total3 oz-eq
    • MyPlate - Vegetable Total0 c
    • MyPlate - Fruit0 c
    • MyPlate - Dairy0 c
    • MyPlate - Protein Total0 oz-eq

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