Paella Style Spaghetti with Shrimp

LA COCINERA CON PRISA
9Ingredients
30Minutes
130Calories

Description

Paella is a traditional Spanish seafood dish that is served over rice. This recipe for Paella Style Spaghetti with Shrimp is hearty and a wonderful twist on a traditional favorite. It takes only 30 minutes to prepare and has a mere 130 calories per…

serving. This recipe combines succulent shrimp with rich and aromatic spices for a taste that is out of this world. It can be made for any day of the week.

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Ingredients

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  • 350 grams shrimp (cocktail, uncooked)
  • 1 package spaghetti (thick)
  • 2 green bell peppers (cubed)
  • 1 yellow onion (large, cubed)
  • 1 tomato (cubed)
  • 2 cloves garlic (minced)
  • 1 bouillon cube (shrimp-flavored)
  • 1 teaspoon saffron (powder)
  • 1/2 bunch cilantro (minced)
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    Directions

    1. Place 3 cups of water into a pan with the bouillon cube to boil. When it reaches a boil, add the shrimp, pasta, and 1/2 tablespoon of salt.
    2. Meanwhile, place 1 tablespoon of olive oil in a skillet on medium heat. After 30 seconds, add 1 bell pepper, onion, tomato, and garlic, cook for 3 or 4 minutes. Then, blend the cooked vegetables in the blender with the saffron to make a puree. Add some water from the pasta pot while blending if needed.
    3. When the pasta is al dente, the shrimp will have finished cooking. Drain the pasta and shrimp, return to the pan, and add the vegetable puree.
    4. In the skillet, saute the remaining bell pepper, in smaller cubes, on medium heat for 2 minutes. Add to the pasta with the cilantro.
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    NutritionView More

    130Calories
    Sodium6% DV135mg
    Fat3% DV2g
    Protein37% DV19g
    Carbs3% DV8g
    Fiber8% DV2g
    Calories130Calories from Fat20
    % DAILY VALUE
    Total Fat2g3%
    Saturated Fat0g0%
    Trans Fat
    Cholesterol135mg45%
    Sodium135mg6%
    Potassium400mg11%
    Protein19g37%
    Calories from Fat20
    % DAILY VALUE
    Total Carbohydrate8g3%
    Dietary Fiber2g8%
    Sugars3g6%
    Vitamin A15%
    Vitamin C90%
    Calcium8%
    Iron10%

    * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your Daily Values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.