Asparagus and Shrimp with Penne Pasta

Staff Writer
Asparagus and Shrimp with Penne Pasta

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
275
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.

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.

Nutritional Facts

Total Fat
6g
9%
Sugar
5g
N/A
Saturated Fat
3g
16%
Cholesterol
112mg
37%
Protein
20g
40%
Carbs
36g
12%
Vitamin A
136µg
15%
Vitamin B12
1µg
19%
Vitamin B6
0.4mg
20.4%
Vitamin C
39mg
65%
Vitamin D
0.2µg
N/A
Vitamin E
2mg
12%
Vitamin K
33µg
42%
Calcium
166mg
17%
Fiber
3g
14%
Folate (food)
83µg
N/A
Folate equivalent (total)
89µg
22%
Folic acid
4µg
N/A
Iron
3mg
15%
Magnesium
55mg
14%
Monounsaturated
1g
N/A
Niacin (B3)
3mg
17%
Phosphorus
367mg
52%
Polyunsaturated
0.6g
N/A
Potassium
397mg
11%
Riboflavin (B2)
0.3mg
20.1%
Sodium
673mg
28%
Thiamin (B1)
0.2mg
15.1%
Zinc
2mg
15%