Asparagus and Shrimp with Penne Pasta

Asparagus and Shrimp with Penne Pasta
Staff Writer

It’s a 30-minute pasta dish. But with shrimp, asparagus and a saucy feta cheese dressing, it's as good for company as it is for weeknight-dinner rotation!

6
Servings
513
Calories Per Serving
Deliver Ingredients

Ingredients

  • 1 Pound asparagus spears, cut into 1-inch pieces
  • 1 Pound cleaned medium shrimp
  • 1 large red pepper, cut into thin strips
  • 2 Cups penne pasta or ziti pasta, uncooked
  • 4 Ounces ATHENOS Traditional Feta Cheese
  • 1/2 Cup prepared GOOD SEASONS Garlic & Herb Dressing Mix, divided

Directions

COOK asparagus in 1 Tbsp. of the prepared dressing in large nonstick skillet on medium heat 3 minutes, stirring frequently. Add shrimp and red pepper; cover. Cook 5 minutes or until shrimp turn pink and vegetables are crisp-tender, stirring occasionally.

MEANWHILE, cook pasta as directed on package.

DRAIN pasta; place in large serving bowl. Add remaining dressing, asparagus mixture and cheese; toss lightly. Serve immediately or cover and refrigerate until chilled.

Nutritional Facts

Total Fat
25g
36%
Sugar
26g
29%
Saturated Fat
12g
50%
Cholesterol
9mg
3%
Carbohydrate, by difference
64g
49%
Protein
9g
20%
Vitamin A, RAE
55µg
8%
Vitamin C, total ascorbic acid
15mg
20%
Vitamin K (phylloquinone)
44µg
49%
Calcium, Ca
131mg
13%
Choline, total
31mg
7%
Fiber, total dietary
3g
12%
Folate, total
143µg
36%
Iron, Fe
4mg
22%
Magnesium, Mg
28mg
9%
Niacin
3mg
21%
Pantothenic acid
1mg
20%
Phosphorus, P
233mg
33%
Selenium, Se
15µg
27%
Sodium, Na
1109mg
74%
Water
151g
6%
Zinc, Zn
1mg
13%

Asparagus Shopping Tip

Look for vegetables that are firm and bright in color – avoid those that are wilted or have wrinkled skins, which are signs of age.

Asparagus Cooking Tip

Different vegetables have different cooking times – cook each type separately and then combine.