Shrimp and Bacon Spaghetti Recipe

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Gina Published: July 7, 2021 Modified: July 16, 2021
Shrimp and Bacon Spaghetti Recipe

How To Make Shrimp and Bacon Spaghetti

Elegant yet accessible, this shrimp and bacon spaghetti is a minimal surf and turf meal that combines the saltiness of the bacon with the delicate shrimps.

Preparation: 25 minutes
Cooking: 10 minutes
Total: 35 minutes

Serves:

Ingredients

  • coarse salt and ground pepper
  • 12ozspaghetti
  • 2bacon strips,chopped
  • 8ozlarge shrimp,frozen, peeled and deveined
  • 6scallions
  • 2garlic cloves
  • 1tbspfresh lemon juice

Instructions

  1. In a large pot of boiling salted water, cook pasta until al dente. Reserve half a cup pasta water; drain pasta, and return to pot.

  2. While pasta is cooking, fry bacon in a large skillet over medium until browned. Using a slotted spoon, transfer to a paper-towel-lined plate.

  3. Add shrimp, scallions, and garlic to the skillet. Cook, stirring frequently until shrimp are almost opaque.

  4. Add cup pasta water, and bring just to a boil. Add shrimp mixture and lemon juice to pasta.

  5. Season with salt and pepper, and toss to combine. Thin sauce with pasta water as needed.

  6. Serve sprinkled with bacon.

Nutrition

  • Calories: 427.91kcal
  • Fat: 7.69g
  • Saturated Fat: 2.33g
  • Trans Fat: 0.03g
  • Monounsaturated Fat: 2.79g
  • Polyunsaturated Fat: 1.61g
  • Carbohydrates: 66.97g
  • Fiber: 3.49g
  • Sugar: 3.05g
  • Protein: 21.21g
  • Cholesterol: 81.01mg
  • Sodium: 429.31mg
  • Calcium: 70.79mg
  • Potassium: 361.82mg
  • Iron: 1.70mg
  • Vitamin A: 43.61µg
  • Vitamin C: 6.17mg
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