Creamy Garlic Shrimp with Pasta

Ingredients

  • 2 oz whole-wheat spaghetti
  • 1 tsp olive oil
  • 1 tbsp onion, chopped
  • 1 to 2 garlic cloves, minced
  • 2 tbsp white wine
  • 1⁄2 cup shrimp, cooked
  • 2 tbsp fat-free half-and-half
  • 1 tbsp parmesan cheese, freshly grated
  • 1 tbsp fresh flat-leaf Italian parsley, chopped
  • 1 black pepper, freshly ground, to taste

Directions

  1. Prep 15 min Cook 10 min Ready 25 min
  2. Bring a pot of salted water to a boil and cook spaghetti according to package directions. Drain, reserving 1 tablespoon cooking water, and set aside.
  3. While pasta cooks, heat olive oil in a skillet over medium high heat. Add onion and garlic and saute until the onions are translucent, about 3-4 minutes. Add white wine and simmer until the alcohol evaporates, about 2 minutes. Stir in reserved pasta cooking water, shrimp, and half-and-half and cook until shrimp are heated through, 2-3 minutes. Add spaghetti and stir to coat. Sprinkle with parmesan cheese, parsley, and black pepper.