Meijer NuVal™ Trade Up Recipe of the Week
NuVal™ Scores 1 to 100, the higher the number, the better the Nutrition! Find scores on shelf price tags at Meijer stores.
Angel Hair Pasta with Garlic Shrimp and Broccoli
Simple switches like using whole wheat pasta instead of refined and olive oil instead of butter make it easy to “trade-up” this quick dinner.
1 (12 ounce) package Meijer whole wheat angel hair pasta (NuVal™ Score 91)
1 tub (10 oz.) Philadelphia Reduced Fat Savory Garlic Cooking Crème
1/2 (16 ounce) package Meijer frozen broccoli florets, thawed (NuVal™ Score 100)
1 tablespoon extra-virgin olive oil (NuVal™ Score 11)
1 pound jumbo shrimp, peeled and deveined (NuVal™ Score 71)
3 cloves garlic, minced (NuVal™ Score 91)
1) Bring a large pot of lightly salted water to a boil. Add pasta and cook for 8 to 10 minutes or until al dente; drain.
2) Meanwhile, place broccoli in a steamer over 1 inch of boiling water, and cover. Cook until tender but still firm, about 2 to 6 minutes. Drain.
3) In a large skillet. Saute shrimp and garlic in olive oil for 5 minutes, or until shrimp are pink.
4) In a large bowl, toss pasta, shrimp and broccoli; stir in cooking creme and serve.
Nutritional info per serving: Calories 365, Total fat 8g, Cholesterol 214mg, Sodium 434mg, Carbohydrate 42g, Dietary fiber 7g, Protein 28g.
Nutrition Notes: Using olive oil, with a score of 11, instead of butter, which scores a 2, increases the amount of heart healthy fats in this dish while the whole wheat pasta pumps up the fiber!