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Caesar Shrimp and Pasta Recipe

Caesar Shrimp and Pasta Recipe

Here’s an easy entree that’s ready in a dash. Creamy Caesar salad dressing beautifully coats pasta, shrimp and broccoli for a flavorful meal. —Jo Ann Boyer, Bloomingdale, Ohio
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 20 min. YIELD:4 servings

Ingredients

  • 3 cups uncooked bow tie pasta
  • 3 cups fresh broccoli florets
  • 1 pound peeled and deveined cooked medium shrimp
  • 2 tablespoons plus 1/2 cup reduced-fat creamy Caesar salad dressing, divided
  • 1/3 cup grated Parmesan cheese

Directions

  • 1. In a large saucepan, cook pasta according to package directions, adding the broccoli during the last 4 minutes of cooking.
  • 2. Meanwhile, in a large skillet, cook shrimp in 2 tablespoons dressing over medium heat for 3-4 minutes or until heated through.
  • 3. Drain pasta mixture; transfer to a large bowl. Add the shrimp, cheese and remaining dressing; toss to coat. Serve immediately. Yield: 4 servings.

Nutritional Facts

1-1/2 cups equals 464 calories, 14 g fat (3 g saturated fat), 178 mg cholesterol, 837 mg sodium, 49 g carbohydrate, 3 g fiber, 36 g protein.

Wine Pairings

Light-Bodied White Wine

Enjoy this recipe with a light-bodied white wine such as Sauvignon Blanc or Pinot Grigio.