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Penne with shrimp and cream sauce

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Penne with shrimp and cream sauce

Method

  • In a pot with boiling water add salt, the penne pasta, and boil it for 2 minutes less than the packet’s instructions.
  • At the same time, place a frying pan over high heat.
  • Cut the shrimps in half and add olive oil, salt, pepper, and mix. Transfer to the hot pan and cook them for 1- 1 ½ minute on both sides. Remove and set them aside.
  • Place the same pan over high heat.
  • Finely chop the onion and add it to the pan. Add the whole clove of garlic, the tarragon, and sauté.
  • Deglaze the pan with the heavy cream and boil it over low heat, for 2-3 minutes, until the sauce thickens.
  • Drain the penne pasta, transfer it to the pan, and mix. If the sauce is too thick, add a little of the water where the pasta boiled.
  • Remove from the heat, add the parmesan, pepper, and mix.
  • Remove the garlic, add the shrimps, and serve with parmesan, pepper, olive oil, and rocket leaves.
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Nutritional
Chart

Nutrition information per portion

511
Calories (kcal)
26 %

Calories

Shows how much energy food releases to our bodies. Daily caloric intake depends mainly on the person’s weight, sex and physical activity level. An average individual needs about 2000 kcal / day.

26.0
Total Fat (g)
37 %

Fatty Acids

Are essential to give energy to the body while helping to maintain the body temperature. They are divided into saturated "bad" fats and unsaturated "good" fats.

13.0
Saturated Fat (g)
65 %

Saturated Fats

Known as "bad" fats are mainly found in animal foods. It is important to check and control on a daily basis the amount you consume.

38.0
Total Carbs (g)
15 %

Carbohydrates

The main source of energy for the body. Great sources are the bread, cereals and pasta. Use complex carbohydrates as they make you feel satiated while they have higher nutritional value.

3.1
Sugars (g)
3 %

Sugars

Try to consume sugars from raw foods and limit processed sugar. It is important to check the labels of the products you buy so you can calculate how much you consume daily.

29.0
Protein (g)
58 %

Protein

It is necessary for the muscle growth and helps the cells to function well. You can find it in meat, fish, dairy, eggs, pulses, nuts and seeds.

5.6
Fibre (g)
22 %

Fibers

They are mainly found in plant foods and they can help regulate a good bowel movement while maintaining a balanced weight. Aim for at least 25 grams of fiber daily.

0.77
Sodium (g)
13 %

Salt

A small amount of salt daily is necessary for the body. Be careful though not to overdo it and not to exceed 6 grams of salt daily

*Based on an adult’s daily reference intake of 2000 kcal.

*The nutritional chart and the symbols refer to the basic recipe and not to the serving suggestions.

*To calculate nutritional table data, we use software by Nutritics logo

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