Shrimp, Roasted Red Pepper + Feta Pasta
Tonight was an Ellie Krieger-inspired recipe and boy was it heaven in a bowl!
Here’s our combo for 2 servings:
- 4 oz each angel hair, cooked
- 1 clove garlic
- 10 thawed and peeled frozen raw shrimp
- 1/3 a green bell pepper
- 1 jar roasted red peppers
- 1 block President Feta Cheese (I used the fat-free Tomato Basil that I loved last time I got feta)
- 1/4 a cup of Imagine Vegetable Stock
- Red pepper flakes to taste
This meal literally came together in about 10 minutes. Get pasta cooking. Heat a skillet and sautee 1-2 garlic cloves along with the drained red peppers until nice and hot. Pour into blender along with veggie broth and 2/3 of the feta. Blend.
Here’s my beautiful stick blender in the container it came with for smoothies and sauces. SO much easier to clean than a blender and food processor.
Then we sauteed the shrimp and green peppers, drained the pasta, and tossed it all together with the remaining 1/3 block crumbled feta and some red pepper flakes for heat. Yum! There was SO much flavor for so few ingredients! And the sauce was the perfect consistency.
We ate out on the patio tonight, which was so fun! We’re hoping to slate it one day and hopefully get a dining set this summer if funds allow.
Each serving was 350 kcal, 5 grams fiber and 35 kcal.
In celebration of the weekend and working so hard this week, we opened a bottle of wine. Here’s me posing with my glass 8)
And here’s my guy with his!
Dinner from above –
Note that Ellie’s recipe was 470 kcal per serving – so was mine with shrimp and WINE! I think omitting 240 kcal worth of olive oil helped 🙂
After dinner we walked to Blockbuster to rent Atonement. It was about 35 minutes round trip and such a pretty night.
AND – I FINISHED MY STATS PROJECT!!! I wasn’t expecting to, but I was on a roll this afternoon and didn’t stop until it was done (I even had to teach myself the last topic to include). So no Trader Joe’s, no walking, no snack even – just me and getting it done. I wanted a snack around 4:30 but I didn’t want to stop and think about what to have, so I just kept going. But my lunch did a great job holding me over too. I’m SO happy right now to be done with my work that I can relax all weekend with literally no assignments hanging over me.
Have a good one y’all! I’m off to start the movie. Hope I can stay awake!