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Whole Wheat Penne with Shrimp and Peppers

Whole Wheat Penne with Shrimp and Peppers
Posted 04/17/09 by Max
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Venues: Fish
Pasta & Grains
Produce & All Things Green
Categories: Pasta
Sub Categories: Penne
Keywords: Divabetic, diabetic, Italian, dinner, diabetes

This is a diabetic friendly recipe for a delicious penne with peppers and Shrimp dish.  Seveda Williams, a type 2 diabetic, shows Divabetic founder, and kitchen novice, Max Szadek, how to make easy and tasty entree.

Music: Kevin MacLeod


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1 small box Whole Wheat Penne Pasta
1 orange pepper, sliced
1 red pepper, sliced
1 yellow pepper, sliced
1 onion, diced
2 cloves garlic, minced
10-12 small shelled and deveined shrimp
2 tablespoons olive oil
1 tablespoon butter substitute
2 large ripe tomatoes, chopped
3 large basil leaves, rolled up and sliced
Parmesan cheese, grated
black pepper to taste
salt to taste


Place 2 quarts of water on stove for boiling pasta.
In a large skillet peppers on medium heat for 4 minutes.
Meanwhile cook the penne according to the packages instructions.
Add onions and garlic to the peppers and sauté for 3 more minutes.
Add a pinch of salt.
Add shrimp and cook for 2 minutes.
Add tomatoes and cook for another 2 minutes or until the shrimp are opaque.
Drain cooked pasta and run under cold water to stop cooking.
Add butter and chopped basil to the sauce.
Salt and pepper to taste
Put the pasta in a nice low bowl and pour sauce over top.
Grate cheese over it and serve immediately.

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May. 05, 2009 04:37 pm
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CuteCounselor dishes...

I like to cook with Whole Wheat Pasta when I can, always looking for some good recipes- thanks.