"I was looking for a recipe to use some of the abundant fresh basil I grow in pots on my back deck, so I modeled this recipe after dishes I've had in local restaurants. It's easy, fresh, and colorful--and a very quick dinner." -CL ReaderAdd some fiber to this protein-rich dish with whole-wheat angel-hair pasta. Goat cheese is a great source of calcium, but be wary of its high saturated fat content.


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4 servings (serving size: 1 1/2 cups pasta mixture and 1 tablespoon cheese)


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  • Heat olive oil in a large nonstick skillet coated with cooking spray over medium-high heat. Add garlic; sauté 30 seconds. Add shrimp; sauté 1 minute. Add tomato and basil; reduce heat, and simmer 3 minutes or until tomato is tender. Stir in kalamata olives, capers, and black pepper.

  • Combine shrimp mixture and pasta in a large bowl; toss well. Top with cheese.

Nutrition Facts

424 calories; calories from fat 21%; fat 9.7g; saturated fat 3.1g; mono fat 3.6g; poly fat 1.7g; protein 33.4g; carbohydrates 49.7g; fiber 3g; cholesterol 185mg; iron 6mg; sodium 564mg; calcium 163mg.