5 Protein-Packed Pasta Recipes

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5 Protein-Packed Pasta Recipes

These protein-packed dishes are tasty enough for date night.

PESTO SHRIMP WITH KALE & SUN-DRIED TOMATOES
MAKES: 1 SERVING

INGREDIENTS
1 tbsp jarred pesto sauce
1 tbsp red wine vinegar
6 oz large, peeled, grilled (or steamed) shrimp (ideally 20–25)
1 cup chilled, cooked linguini pasta*
1 cup kale leaves, shredded
¼ cup sun-dried tomato slivers
½ tsp fresh garlic, minced

*Cook according to package directions and then run under cold water and drain.

DIRECTIONS

1) Mix pesto with vinegar.
2) Place the shrimp, pasta, kale, tomatoes, and garlic in a salad bowl. Spoon sauce over and toss. Enjoy immediately or chill and serve later.

NUTRITION
493 calories, 58g protein, 52g carbs, 9g fat
 

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