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Shrimp Pasta Primavera

 Shrimp Pasta Primavera
They say the way to a man's heart is through his stomach. So when I invite that special guy to dinner, I like to prepare something equally special. This well-seasoned pasta dish has lots of flavor...and it won't hurt your budget! -Shari Neff Silver Spring, Maryland
2 ServingsPrep/Total Time: 15 min.


  • 4 ounces uncooked angel hair pasta
  • 8 jumbo shrimp, peeled and deveined
  • 6 fresh asparagus spears, trimmed and cut into 2-inch pieces
  • 1/4 cup olive oil
  • 2 garlic cloves, minced
  • 1/2 cup sliced fresh mushrooms
  • 1/2 cup chicken broth
  • 1 small plum tomato, peeled, seeded and diced
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/8 teaspoon crushed red pepper flakes
  • 1 tablespoon each minced fresh basil, oregano, thyme and parsley
  • 1/4 cup grated Parmesan cheese


  • Cook pasta according to package directions. Meanwhile, in a large
  • skillet, saute shrimp and asparagus in oil for 3-4 minutes or until
  • shrimp turn pink. Add garlic; cook 1 minute longer. Add the
  • mushrooms, broth, tomato, salt and pepper flakes; simmer, uncovered,
  • for 2 minutes.
  • Drain pasta. Add the pasta and seasoning to skillet; toss to coat.
  • Sprinkle with cheese. Yield: 2 servings.
Wine: Full-Bodied White Wine: Enjoy this recipe with a

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full-bodied white wine such as Chardonnay or Viognier.