Shrimp and Ziti Pasta

  • Yield: 6 to 8 servings


1 (16-ounce) package ziti pasta
3ounces Canadian bacon, chopped
2pounds medium shrimp, peeled
1 onion, chopped
2tablespoons margarine
3tablespoons all-purpose flour
2cups canned fat-free chicken broth
1/2cup white wine (optional)
1/4teaspoon crushed red pepper flakes
1/2tablespoon dried basil
1tablespoon chopped garlic
1teaspoon dried rosemary
1bunch green onions, thinly sliced


  1. Cook pasta according to package directions, omitting any oil and salt. Drain and keep warm.
  2. While pasta is cooking, in a large pan coated with nonstick cooking spray, saute Canadian bacon, shrimp and onion over medium heat until shrimp begins to turn pink, about 4 minutes.
  3. While shrimp is cooking, melt margarine in a saucepan over medium heat. Add flour and gradually stir in chicken broth to make a white sauce. Cook until thickened and set aside.
  4. If the shrimp has formed a lot of liquid, drain.
  5. Add wine, if using, to the shrimp, and cook 1 minute. Add red pepper flakes, basil garlic, rosemary, green onions and the white sauce and cook 5 minutes, until thickened.  Toss with cooked pasta.

Nutritional Info *per serving

  • Calories 354
  • Fat 4.1g
  • Saturated Fat .8g
  • Cholesterol 142mg
  • Sodium 467mg