garlic shrimp linguine


Incredibly flavorful, this easy dish is always a crowd pleaser. The simplicity of the ingredients come together to create a fantastic, savory taste. The fresh basil and sun dried tomatoes add such an incredible flavor element, it’s hard to stop eating it!
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Total Time 30 minutes
Servings 6 servings
Calories 278 kcal


  • 8 oz whole wheat linguine pasta (uncooked)
  • 1 lb uncooked shrimp (tail off)
  • 4-6 garlic cloves (minced)
  • 1/4 cup shallots (chopped)
  • 1/3 cup fresh basil (finely chopped)
  • 3 oz sun dried tomatoes (NOT in oil)
  • Juice from 1 lemon
  • 2 tbsp light butter
  • 1 tsp olive oil
  • 1/2 tsp crushed red chili peppers
  • Salt and pepper to taste


  1. Cook pasta according to package directions. Drain and set aside.
  2. Heat oil in a medium sized skillet over medium high heat. Add in shallots and garlic, and sauté until fragrant.
  3. Add in shrimp and sun dried tomatoes and sauté until shrimp is pink and entirely cooked through.
  4. Turn heat to medium low, stir in butter, basil, lemon juice, crushed red chili peppers and salt & pepper. Cook for another 2-3 minutes.
  5. Arrange pasta noodles onto 6 serving plates, and top each with 1/6th of the shrimp mixture (about 1/2 cup). Garnish with a pinch of fresh parsley, if desired.

Recipe Notes

Entire recipe makes 6 servings

Serving size is about 1 cup

Each serving = 5 Points*

*based only on ingredients with an SP Freestyle value

Nutrition Facts
Amount Per Serving
Calories 278 Calories from Fat 84
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 9.3g 14%
Saturated Fat 3.6g 18%
Cholesterol 192mg 64%
Sodium 362mg 15%
Potassium 396mg 11%
Total Carbohydrates 25.2g 8%
Dietary Fiber 3.6g 14%
Sugars 1.4g
Protein 24.1g 48%
Calcium 8%
Iron 11%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.