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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


  • 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


  • 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: 464 calories, 14g fat (3g saturated fat), 178mg cholesterol, 837mg sodium, 49g carbohydrate (5g sugars, 3g fiber), 36g protein.

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CathyOMichigan User ID: 7974525 108954
Reviewed Oct. 31, 2014

"Can't wait to try. chicken instead of shrimp...maybe chicken Caesar salad taste?"

cbenne12 User ID: 7424916 212153
Reviewed Nov. 2, 2013

"quick, easy, and tasty."

Toni51 User ID: 3872187 193915
Reviewed Apr. 26, 2012

"I'm confused as to why we should cook already cooked shrimp for an additional 3-4 minutes? To my way of thinking, it would make the shrimp tough and rubbery. It only takes about 4 minutes to saute peeled, deveined, uncooked shrimp. I think this would produce a better result."

Laves_girl User ID: 4603340 190231
Reviewed Mar. 18, 2012

"quick, easy and very tasty. Even my 2 and 4 year olds liked it! I also added some chopped asparagus which blended nicely."

dvaughn User ID: 920681 131302
Reviewed Apr. 16, 2011

"Excellent! My husband loved it and he's a picky eater. It's very easy and tasty."

jtate76 User ID: 3367119 148970
Reviewed Feb. 22, 2011

"When I saw this recipe, I knew it would become a favorite because it combines our favorite foods. Sure enough, it tastes excellent, and is easy enough to make!"

Stacy515 User ID: 2785857 122528
Reviewed Feb. 21, 2011

"Yummy! And very easy to make!"

KrisGrij User ID: 1573729 131301
Reviewed Jan. 28, 2011

"This was really good! I don't even like broccoli and I ate this up! Mine was light on dressing because I ran out, but it was still great!"

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