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Angel Hair with Shrimp and Snow Peas

Healthy Facts:

  • Shrimp is a low-calorie protein source that improves energy and reduces risk of heart disease, type 2 diabetes and depression
  • Fiber from whole-wheat pasta keeps the gut healthy and supports heart health by lowering cholesterol and controlling blood sugar
  • Lycopene from tomatoes improves bone health and strength
  • Saponins, phytonutrients found in asparagus, help regulate blood sugar, blood pressure and blood fat levels

20 Min Cook Time | 15 Min Prep Time | Serving 6 | 550 Calories per Serving


  • 2 pounds shrimp, peeled and deveined
  • 5 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1/2 teaspoon black pepper
  • 1 pound whole-wheat angel hair pasta
  • 1 lemon, zested and juiced
  • 1/2 cup snow peas
  • 1/2 cup cherry tomatoes, halved
  • 1 pound asparagus, cut into 2-inch pieces

What You Need

  • Cutting board
  • Sharp knife
  • Vegetable zester
  • Measuring cups
  • Measuring spoons
  • 2 baking sheets
  • Large pot
  • Large bowl
  • Collander

How To Make It

  1. Preheat oven to 400 degrees F.
  2. Place shrimp on a baking sheet. Combine 1 tablespoon of olive oil with 1/2 teaspoon pepper and brush over shrimps. Roast for 6-8 minutes.
  3. Place snow peas, cherry tomatoes and asparagus on separate baking sheet and drizzle with 1 tablespoon of olive oil. Bake for about 10 minutes.
  4. Boil angel hair pasta in a large pot and cook for about 3 minutes. Drain the pasta and save about 1/2 cup of cooking water.
  5. Toss pasta with 3 tablespoons olive oil, lemon zest and juice and 1/2 cup of reserved cooking water. Distribute pasta and snow peas, cherry tomatoes, asparagus and shrimp evenly among 6 plates.

Frances Masters

Frances Masters is a BACP accredited psychotherapist with over 30,000 client hours of experience. Follow her @fusioncoachuk, or visit The Integrated Coaching Academy for details about up coming training.