Garlicky Linguine and Shrimp
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Serves: 5 servings
  • 2 Tbsp unsalted butter
  • 4 cloves garlic
  • 1 pint cherry tomatoes, halved
  • pinch of crushed red pepper
  • ¼ tsp salt
  • 1 tsp brown sugar
  • 4 cups low-sodium chicken broth
  • 10 oz dry linguine
  • 1 cup half and half
  • ½ cup parsley, minced
  • 1 lb shrimp, peeled and deveined
  • ½ cup grated Parmesan
  1. Heat butter over medium heat in a large, deep skillet. Once melted, add the garlic and saute 1 minute. Add the halved tomatoes, crushed red pepper, salt, and brown sugar; cook 3-4 minutes stirring often.
  2. Pour in the chicken broth and add linguine (uncooked), increase heat to high. Bring to a boil, reduce heat to medium and simmer 10 minutes. Add half and half and simmer an additional 2-3 minutes or until pasta is al dente.
  3. Add parsley and shrimp. Cook 2-3 minutes or until shrimp are cooked through. Add grated Parmesan and mix well; simmer an additional 1-2 minutes. Serve hot.
Nutrition Information
Serving size: ⅕ recipe (about 1½ cups) Calories: 456 Fat: 14.2 Carbohydrates: 49.8 Sugar: 5.0 Sodium: 987 Fiber: 1.0 Protein: 29.6 Cholesterol: 156
Recipe by Prevention RD at