Mediterranean Shrimp and Pasta


This dish is bursting with flavor thanks to the long, low-temperature cooking. Simply combine all ingredients in a slow cooker and all your dinner work is done for you!

Prep Time:
25 mins
Additional Time:
2 hrs 30 mins
Total Time:
2 hrs 55 mins
4 servings


  • 8 ounces fresh or frozen medium shrimp

  • Nonstick cooking spray

  • 1 (14.5 ounce) can no-salt-added diced tomatoes, drained

  • 1 cup sliced zucchini

  • 1 large red sweet pepper, chopped (1 cup)

  • ½ cup dry white wine or reduced-sodium chicken broth

  • 2 cloves garlic, minced

  • 8 pitted Kalamata olives, coarsely chopped

  • ¼ cup chopped fresh basil

  • 1 tablespoon olive oil

  • 1 ½ teaspoons chopped fresh rosemary or 1/2 teaspoon dried rosemary, crushed

  • ¼ teaspoon salt

  • 4 ounces dried acini di pepe or whole-wheat acini di pepe, cooked according to package directions

  • 2 ounces reduced-fat feta cheese, crumbled


  1. Thaw shrimp, if frozen. Peel and devein shrimp; cover and chill until ready to use. Lightly coat an unheated 1 1/2-quart slow cooker with cooking spray. In the slow cooker combine tomatoes, zucchini, sweet pepper, wine and garlic.

  2. Cover and cook on low-heat setting for 4 hours or high-heat setting for 2 hours. (If no heat setting is available, cook for 3 hours.) Stir in the shrimp. If using low-heat setting, turn to high-heat setting. Cover and cook for 30 minutes more.

  3. Stir in olives, basil, olive oil, rosemary and salt. Place cooked pasta in a serving bowl and top with shrimp mixture. Sprinkle feta cheese evenly over all.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

302 Calories
8g Fat
32g Carbs
20g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 4
Calories 302
% Daily Value *
Total Carbohydrate 32g 12%
Dietary Fiber 4g 15%
Total Sugars 6g
Protein 20g 40%
Total Fat 8g 10%
Saturated Fat 2g 10%
Cholesterol 90mg 30%
Vitamin A 2047IU 41%
Vitamin C 62mg 69%
Folate 140mcg 35%
Sodium 572mg 25%
Calcium 111mg 9%
Iron 3mg 17%
Magnesium 51mg 12%
Potassium 357mg 8%

Nutrition information is calculated by a registered dietitian using an ingredient database but should be considered an estimate.

* Daily Values (DVs) are the recommended amounts of nutrients to consume each day. Percent Daily Value (%DV) found on nutrition labels tells you how much a serving of a particular food or recipe contributes to each of those total recommended amounts. Per the Food and Drug Administration (FDA), the daily value is based on a standard 2,000 calorie diet. Depending on your calorie needs or if you have a health condition, you may need more or less of particular nutrients. (For example, it’s recommended that people following a heart-healthy diet eat less sodium on a daily basis compared to those following a standard diet.)

(-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a special diet for medical reasons, be sure to consult with your primary care provider or a registered dietitian to better understand your personal nutrition needs.

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