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Mediterranean Zucchini "Pasta" With Shrimp and Cherry Tomatoes

Per Serving

Mediterranean Zucchini "Pasta" With Shrimp and Cherry Tomatoes

Makes: 5
Serving Size: 1 cup
Calories 140
Fat 8 g
Saturated Fat 1.7 g
Carbohydrate 5 g
Fiber 2 g
Sugars 2 g
Cholesterol 100 mg
Sodium 595 mg
Potassium 350 mg
Protein 12 g
Phosphorus 185 mg
Choices: Vegetable 1, Lean Meat 2, Fat 0.5
  • Makes: 5
  • Serving Size: 1 cup
  • Preparation Time: 20 minutes

Ingredients

1 garlic clove, minced
2 Tbsp. olive oil
1 large zucchini
1 cup halved cherry tomatoes
1/2 lb. cooked, peeled, and deveined
shrimp
1/4 cup sliced basil
1 Tbsp. small capers, drained
8 sliced pitted black olives
2 Tbsp. crumbled feta cheese

Directions

  1. In a small dish, combine the garlic and olive oil, and set aside for 15 minutes.
  2. Slice the zucchini lengthwise into thin strips. Then slice the strips into 1/4-inch-thick ribbons.
  3. In a large bowl, combine the cherry tomatoes, shrimp, basil, capers, and olives. Fold in the zucchini "pasta" and feta cheese. Drizzle with the garlic-infused olive oil, toss gently, and serve.
 
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