Pasta with Shrimp

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.

Recipe from Better Homes and Gardens
SERVINGS
2
TOTAL TIME
25 mins

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.

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
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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
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