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Pasta with Spicy Tomato Shrimp Sauce

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  Low carb rotini 8 Ounce
  Large shrimp 1 Pound, peeled and deveined
  Salt 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  Olive oil 2 Teaspoon
  Red pepper flakes 1⁄2 Teaspoon (Or To Taste)
  Low carb marinara sauce/Tomato sauce 1 Cup (16 tbs)

1. Cook pasta according to package directions. Drain, reserving 1/2 cup pasta cooking water.
2. Meanwhile, season shrimp with salt. Heat oil in a large nonstick skillet over medium-high heat. Stir in red pepper flakes and immediately add shrimp, arranging in a single layer. Cook until pink, 1 to 2 minutes; turn and cook until just opaque, 1 to 2 minutes longer. Transfer to a plate.
3. Add marinara sauce to pan and cook until heated through. Add pasta and shrimp; toss to combine. Use reserved cooking water if needed to thin the sauce to your preferred texture.

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Main Dish

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Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 826 Calories from Fat 232

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 26 g40.4%

Saturated Fat 3.9 g19.4%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 689.4 mg229.8%

Sodium 1683.2 mg70.1%

Total Carbohydrates 39 g13.1%

Dietary Fiber 4.2 g16.6%

Sugars 5.3 g

Protein 95 g189.3%

Vitamin A 18.3% Vitamin C 18%

Calcium 23.7% Iron 64.1%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Pasta With Spicy Tomato Shrimp Sauce Recipe