Pasta with Shrimp

Shrimp and asparagus, tossed in wine sauce and served over angel hair pasta, is an elegant dinner for two that requires short time in the kitchen.


Pasta with Shrimp

by 8  people


add your rating
add a comment
Ingredients
  • 8   ounces 
    fresh or frozen shrimp in shells
  • 8   
    thin stalks asparagus
  • 1/2 9  ounce package 
    refrigerated angel hair pasta
  • 1   teaspoon 
    olive oil
  • 2   
    cloves garlic, minced
  • 3   
    medium plum tomatoes, seeded and coarsely chopped
  • 2   tablespoons 
    dry white wine
  • 1/8  teaspoon 
    salt
  • 1/8  teaspoon 
    black pepper
  • 2   teaspoons 
    butter or margarine
  • 2   tablespoons 
    finely shredded fresh basil
Directions
1.
Thaw shrimp; if frozen. Peel and devein shrimp, leaving tails intact (if desired). Rinse shrimp; pat dry with paper towels. Set aside.
2.
Trim woody ends off asparagus. Remove tips and set aside. Bias-slice the stalks into 1- to 1-1/2-inch pieces. Set aside. Cook pasta according to package directions; drain. Return pasta to saucepan; cover and keep warm.
3.
Meanwhile, in a medium skillet heat oil over medium heat. Add garlic; cook and stir for 15 seconds. Add tomatoes; cook and stir for 2 minutes.
4.
Add the asparagus stalks, wine, salt, and black pepper. Cook, uncovered, for 3 minutes. Stir in shrimp and asparagus tips. Cook, uncovered, for 2 to 3 minutes more or until shrimp are opaque. Stir in butter until melted.
5.
To serve, add the shrimp mixture and basil to pasta; toss gently to coat. Makes 2 servings.
Nutrition information
Per Serving: cal. (kcal) 379, Fat, total (g) 10, chol. (mg) 208, sat. fat (g) 4, carb. (g) 41, fiber (g) 3, pro. (g) 28, vit. C (mg) 45, sodium (mg) 361, calcium (mg) 91, iron (mg) 5, Vegetables () 1, Starch () 3, Lean Meat () 3, Fat () 1, Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet
Add Your Review
Related Video
Tuscan Pasta
 Articles
Dinner Tonight: 5-Ingredient Spicy Grilled Shrimp
...If you need an easy dinner idea, try this recipe for Spicy Grilled Shrimp. It has only five... ingredients--shrimp, orange marmalade, honey, Cajun seasoning, and olive oil--which makes it perfect for a... weeknight or for entertaining. click here for our spicy grilled shrimp recipe The shrimp are quickly... read more...
Springtime Pasta Fagioli Soup
... was craving a healthy and comforting dish and found the recipe for a classic Pasta Fagioli Soup. I passed... the dish a springtime feel. Click here to get our Pasta Fagioli Soup recipe I began by prepping all my... them for another 3 minutes. I added in the peas and cooked them for another minute. The dried pasta... read more...
Want More Omega-3? Try this Citrus Shrimp BLT Sandwich
...Trying to get more omega-3s in your diet? Perhaps you need a sandwich. A citrus shrimp BLT sandwich.... And in the meantime, try this recipe for a delicious dinner sandwich. Citrus Shrimp BLT courtesy Chef Andrew Gruel.../25 shrimp 2 gallons water 5 lemons sliced in half 2 limes sliced in half 6 sprigs fresh thyme 8 cloves... read more...
how tos
Food Blogs We Love
see more blogs

shop our favorite products