Lunch / Dinner
BLT Pasta with Shrimp
There’s a reason BLTs are loved by just about everyone. But when you’re looking for something a little more creative, this twist on the classic sandwich delivers. Simply substitute pasta for bread, and spinach for lettuce, then throw in quick-cooking shrimp to add more protein, and dinner is on the table.
Cook penne in a pot of boiling salted water according to package directions; drain.
Cook bacon in a sauté pan until crisp; transfer to a paper-towel-lined plate. Drain all but 2 Tbsp. drippings from pan.
Add tomatoes and scallions to pan; cook until softened, stirring occasionally, about 3 minutes. Stir in lemon juice, Dijon, and pepper flakes.
Add spinach, pasta, bacon, and shrimp to pan, tossing to combine; season with salt and black pepper.
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 10g 15%
Saturated Fat 2g 10%
Cholesterol 158mg 52%
Sodium 1074mg 44%
Carbs 37g 12%
Fiber 3g 12%
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.