Asparagus and Shrimp Penne Pasta

Total Time
Prep 15 mins
Cook 12 mins

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.

Ingredients Nutrition


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


Most Helpful

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.

HardkorSara June 06, 2010

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!

Elly in Canada April 01, 2008

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