Shrimp Bruschetta with Orzo Pasta

4.9
(13) 11 Reviews
Prep Time
45
min.
Total Time
45
min.
Servings

6 servings

Garlic, tomatoes, bread and olive oil create a bruschetta-style shrimp and orzo pasta dish that will win rave reviews from the backyard BBQ crew.

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  • Heat grill to medium heat.
  • Cook pasta as directed on package.
  • Meanwhile, mix 1/4 cup dressing and 1/3 of garlic. Thread shrimp onto 6 skewers; thread 24 tomatoes onto 6 additional skewers alternately with bread. Grill all skewers 3 min., turning and brushing occasionally with half the dressing mixture. Remove tomato skewers from grill. Place onions in single layer on grill grate. Grill onions and shrimp 2 to 3 min. or until shrimp turn pink and onions are crisp-tender, turning and brushing occasionally with remaining dressing mixture.
  • Drain pasta; place in large bowl. Quarter remaining tomatoes. Add to pasta with remaining dressing, garlic and basil; mix lightly. Slice onions; stir into pasta mixture. Sprinkle with Parmesan. Serve with shrimp skewers.

Note

Combine any leftovers. Refrigerate to serve as part of your lunch the next day.

Servings

  • 6 servings

Healthy Living

  • Low fat
  • Low calorie
  • Generally Nutritious

Diabetes Center

  • Carb Choices: 4 Carb Choice

Diet Exchange

  • 3-1/2 Starch
  • 1 Vegetable
  • 2 Meat (L)
  • 1/2 Fat

Nutrition Bonus

Serve your loved ones this Italian-inspired meal that is low in both fat and calories!

Nutritional Information

Serving Size 6 servings
AMOUNT PER SERVING
Calories 420
% Daily Value
Total fat 9g
Saturated fat 2g
Cholesterol 155mg
Sodium 800mg
Carbohydrate 56g
Dietary fiber 5g
Sugars 10g
Protein 28g
   
Vitamin A 45 %DV
Vitamin C 20 %DV
Calcium 20 %DV
Iron 30 %DV

* Nutrition information is estimated based on the ingredients and cooking instructions as described in each recipe and is intended to be used for informational purposes only. Please note that nutrition details may vary based on methods of preparation, origin and freshness of ingredients used.

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  • mom2two58 | Sat, May 23 2015 5:34 PM

    A big hit, everyone love it! Except for my daughter we give a skewer with chicken instead! Easy and delicious!

  • softballwife10 | Wed, Jul 3 2013 8:43 AM

    Loved everything about this one, except for the tomatoes but thats just cause I dont like them. Otherwise, very good.

  • rmbenavides | Wed, Oct 10 2012 10:12 PM

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