Dinner Tonight: Quick and Healthy Menus in 45 Minutes (or Less)

These recipes, paired with simple sides, can be on your table in 45 minutes or less. Check back for additional recipes around the beginning of each month.

Dinner Tonight: Pasta

What's quicker than pasta? These simple dinners come together in a flash.

Dinner Recipe: Shrimp and Pine Nut Spaghetti
Kana Okada

Shrimp and Pine Nut Spaghetti

Time: 30 minutes

Time-Saver: Buy prepeeled and deveined shrimp from the seafood counter.

Serve with Wilted Tomatoes: Heat 1 teaspoon olive oil in a large nonstick skillet over medium-high heat. Add 2 pints grape tomatoes, and sauté for 3 minutes or until skins begin to burst. Stir in 1 teaspoon balsamic vinegar, 1⁄8 teaspoon salt, and 1⁄8 teaspoon black pepper.

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