Try this pesto shrimp pasta for a seafood dinner night. With the creamy pesto sauce and the delightful taste of the shrimp you may want seconds.
If you are on the Weight Watchers MyWW program, then you will love the fact that the shrimp doesn't count towards the points in this recipe for the Blue and Purple plans.
Even if you are on one of the older plans, the points values are listed below so you know if you can have this meal without going over your allowance.
The pesto sauce in this recipe blends well with the shrimp and Fettuccine for a delicious main dish.
So if you are in the mood for seafood tonight, browse on down and see the list of ingredients, directions, nutrition information and Weight Watchers Points - including the new Freestyle plan with SmartPoints.
Prep Time: 10 minutes Cooking Time: 10 minutes
Nutrition facts shown below are per serving. The number of serving is noted in the header section below. The serving size is the first item noted on the nutrition facts table.
|Nutrition Per Serving
Number of Servings: 4
Add some red and yellow bell peppers for extra flavor. Just sautee them along with the shrimp. For those Weight Watchers members on the purple plan, you can substitute the fettucine noodles with a whole wheat pasta to reduce the points even more.
Try this creamy garlic dressing to use as a sauce instead of the pesto.
If you're not big on pesto sauce, then check out this website that has 11 alternatives to pesto sauce that you can try instead.
Many of these chicken recipes use skinless chicken breast which means if you are freestyling your diet, the SmartPoints are lowered.
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