Pasta

Simple Lemon, Shrimp & Prosciutto Pasta

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Per Serving (4 Plates): Calories 174.5, Carbs 7 g, Protein 17 g, Total Fat 9.25 g

Ingredients: 

  • 1 bag Miracle Noodle Angel Hair

  • 2 oz. thinly sliced prosciutto

  • 12 ounces peeled and deveined tail-on large shrimp

  • 1/8 cup extra-virgin olive oil

  • 4 garlic cloves, thinly sliced

  • 2 cups cherry tomatoes, halved

  • 1/2 cup thinly sliced fresh basil

  • 1/2 tsp. salt

  • 1/4 tsp. crushed red pepper

  • 2 lemons, wedged

Instructions:

  • Cook pasta according to package directions.

  • Drain, reserving 1 cup cooking liquid.

  • Cook prosciutto in 1 tbsp.oil in a large skillet over medium-high stirring often, 1-2 minutes.

  • Add tomatoes, 1/4 cup basil, salt, & red pepper.

  • Cook about 4 minutes.

  • Add shrimp, cook about 3-4 minutes.

  • Stir in up to 1 cup saved cooking liquid to thin sauce to desired consistency.

  • Squeeze juice from 1 lemon into sauce.

  • Stir in pasta & 2 tbsp. oil.

  • Cut 1 lemon into wedges.

  • Divide pasta evenly among 4 plates

  • Top with prosciutto & remaining 1/4 cup basil.

  • Serve with lemon wedges.

Shrimp Scampi

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*Serves 2

Per Serving: Calories 262, Protein 30g, Total Fat 5.5g, Carbs 6.5g, Fiber 1g

Ingredients: 

  • 1 bag fettuccine Miracle Noodles®

  • 1/2 lb medium shrimp, peeled & deveined

  • 1 tbsp extra-virgin olive oil

  • 2 tbsp minced garlic

  • 1/2 onion, chopped

  • 3/4 cups dry white wine

  • juice and zest of 1/2 lemon

  • 1.5 tbsp cold butter, in 3 pieces

  • 1/8 cup chopped fresh parsley

  • dash of salt/pepper/red pepper flakes

Instructions: 

  • In a medium bowl, season shrimp with salt and pepper.

  • Place shrimp in an even layer on a rimmed sheet pan and roast for 8 minutes.

  • In a large skillet set over medium heat, add oil, garlic, onions and red pepper flakes and season with salt and pepper; cook until softened, 2 minutes.

  • Adjust heat to medium-high; add wine, lemon juice and zest and simmer until sauce has reduced, 3 to 4 minutes.

  • Cook Miracle Noodles as directed on package.

  • Add noodles to sauce and toss until warmed through.

  • Reduce heat to low and stir cold butter into sauce, then add cooked shrimp.

  • Toss with parsley and garnish with lemon wheels.  

Chicken Veggie Skewers W/ Macaroni & Cheese

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*Serves 2 

Per Serving: Calories 322, Protein 38g, Total Fat 2.5g, Carbs 20.5g, Fiber 2.5g

Ingredients: 

  • 1 Pkt. CarbEssentials Macaroni & Cheese

  • 1/4 tsp garlic powder

  • 1/2 tsp Italian seasoning

  • 1/4 each yellow, red, & green bell peppers, chopped

  • 1.5 cups skinless chicken breast, chopped

  • bamboo skewers

  • 1/2 tbsp extra-virgin olive oil

Instructions: 

  • Cook CarbEssentials Macaroni & Cheese according to packaging instructions.

  • In a bowl, whisk together olive oil, garlic powder, Italian seasoning & a pinch of salt & pepper.

  • Add bell peppers & chicken, toss with tongs until coated.

  • Thread the chicken and bell peppers onto skewers.

  • Heat a large grill pan over medium heat. Add skewers to pan and cook until chicken is charred and peppers are tender, 4 minutes per side.

  • Remove from pan. Plate skewers and serve with CarbEssentials Macaroni & Cheese.

Baked Chicken Parmesan

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*Serves 2 

Per Serving: Calories 232, Protein 42g, Total Fat 10g, Carbs 16g, Fiber 1.5g

Ingredients: 

  • 1 (about 8 oz each) chicken breast, sliced in half lengthwise to make 2

  • 1/4 seasoned whole wheat bread crumbs

  • 1/8 cup grated parmesan cheese

  • 1 tbsp I Can’t Believe It’s Not Butter Light

  • 1/4 cup reduced fat mozzarella cheese

  • 1/2 cup marinara sauce

  • 1/2 cup grape tomatoes, sliced

  • 1 bag Angel Hair Miracle Noodle*

Instructions: 

  • Preheat oven to 450°F.

  • Spray a large baking sheet lightly with spray.

  • Combine breadcrumbs and parmesan cheese in a bowl.

  • Melt the butter in another bowl. Lightly brush the butter onto the chicken, then dip into breadcrumb mixture.

  • Place on baking sheet and repeat with the remaining chicken.

  • Lightly spray a little more oil on top and bake in the oven for 25 minutes.

  • Remove from oven, spoon 1 tbsp sauce over each piece of chicken and top each with 1 1/2 tbsp of shredded mozzarella cheese.

  • Bake 5 more minutes or until cheese is melted. Meanwhile cook noodles as package directs, top noodles with remaining sauce and add chicken to the top. Garnish as desired.