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    Asparagus and Shrimp Penne Pasta

    Asparagus and Shrimp Penne Pasta. Photo by Elly in Canada

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    Cook Time:

    27 mins

    15 mins

    12 mins

    Nonnie4Two's Note:

    It's that time of year for everyone to eat their fill of fresh asparagus! I found this from Kraft and thought it looked wonderful.

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    Directions:

    1. 1
      Cook asparagus in 1 tablespoons of the prepared dressing in large nonstick skillet on medium heat 3 minutes, stirring frequently.
    2. 2
      Add shrimp and red pepper; cover.
    3. 3
      Cook 5 minutes or until shrimp turn pink and vegetables are crisp-tender, stirring occasionally.
    4. 4
      Meanwhile, cook pasta as directed on package.
    5. 5
      Drain pasta; place in large serving bowl.
    6. 6
      Add remaining dressing, asparagus mixture and cheese; toss lightly.
    7. 7
      Serve immediately or cover and refrigerate until chilled.

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    Ratings & Reviews:

    • on June 06, 2010

      45

      I used angel hair pasta instead of penne and I wish I hadn't. I also used roasted rep peppers and added some spinach. It was pretty good, can't wait to eat it cold.

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    • on April 01, 2008

      55

      Definitely a winner in my house!! I have a very fussy DH and he loved it! I had to improvise on the dressing as I did not have a garlic herb mix so I prepared the onion and chive mix I had and added dried herbs and garlic. I added some lemony citrus oil in the mix, it was wonderful. I loved this recipe for taste, ease of preparation and the fact it is delicious hot and the leftovers make a great pasta salad. Nice recipe Nonnie4Two!

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    Nutritional Facts for Asparagus and Shrimp Penne Pasta

    Serving Size: 1 (233 g)

    Servings Per Recipe: 6

    Amount Per Serving
    % Daily Value
    Calories 281.9
     
    Calories from Fat 58
    20%
    Total Fat 6.5 g
    10%
    Saturated Fat 3.4 g
    17%
    Cholesterol 133.0 mg
    44%
    Sodium 347.9 mg
    14%
    Total Carbohydrate 34.0 g
    11%
    Dietary Fiber 5.9 g
    23%
    Sugars 2.9 g
    11%
    Protein 22.9 g
    45%

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    garlic & herb salad dressing mix

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