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Penne Pasta with Pesto Shrimp and Roasted Zucchini

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Ingredients
  Rotini pasta 8 Ounce
  Shrimp 14 Ounce
  Zucchini 2 Medium, chunked
  Olive oil 1 Tablespoon
  Roma tomatoes 5 Medium, chunked
  Pesto sauce 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs) (More To Taste)
Directions

GETTING READY:
1. Preheat oven to 475 degrees Fahrenheit.
2. Chop the zucchini and Roma tomatoes into chunks.
3. Place an aluminum foil on 2 baking trays.

MAKING:
4. Place the chopped zucchini and tomatoes on two different baking trays and lightly sprinkle olive oil over both.
5. Pop the zucchini into the oven for 10 minutes and the tomatoes for 5 minutes.
6. For the Pasta: Boil a pan of water.
7. Add a pinch of salt and add 8 ounces of Rotini style pasta, stir and let it cook for 5-6 minutes.
8. Drain the pasta water over the cooked shrimp and let the pasta settle on the shrimp.
9. Add ½ cup of pesto sauce into the pasta and shrimp bowl.
10. Throw in the roasted zucchini and tomatoes and mix.

SERVING:
11. Serve in a plate and garnish with some parmesan cheese.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Medium
Cuisine: 
Italian
Course: 
Main Dish
Taste: 
Savory
Ingredient: 
Shrimp
Restriction: 
High Fiber, High Protein
Preparation Time: 
35 Minutes
Cook Time: 
35 Minutes
Ready In: 
70 Minutes
Servings: 
4
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Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 576 Calories from Fat 186

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 21 g32.4%

Saturated Fat 3.5 g17.3%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 150.8 mg50.3%

Sodium 485.4 mg20.2%

Total Carbohydrates 65 g21.6%

Dietary Fiber 9.3 g37.1%

Sugars 15.4 g

Protein 36 g71.7%

Vitamin A 40.1% Vitamin C 61.2%

Calcium 6.5% Iron 20.7%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

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