Shrimp primavera pasta

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PREP TIME

15 min

TOTAL TIME

25 min

Serves

4

Shrimp primavera pasta

Photo, Erik Putz.

Packed with veggies, this pasta dish is ready in 25 minutes, making it the perfect weeknight meal.


Ingredients

  • 225 g linguine pasta
  • 2 tbsp butter
  • 2 tbsp olive oil
  • 3 garlic cloves , minced
  • 1/4 tsp hot pepper flakes
  • 1 yellow bell pepper , sliced
  • 250 g asparagus , trimmed and cut into 1-in. pieces (3 cups)
  • 1 cup thinly sliced red onion
  • 3/4 tsp salt
  • 450-g pkg frozen large shrimp , thawed and peeled
  • 1/2 cup torn basil
  • 1/2 cup finely grated parmesan

Instructions

  • COOK pasta following package directions. Drain, reserving 1 cup cooking liquid.
  • MELT butter and oil in a large frying pan over medium. Add garlic and pepper flakes, and cook 1 min. Add pepper, asparagus, onion and salt. Cook, stirring occasionally, until vegetables are tender-crisp, about 5 min. Stir in shrimp and 3/4 cup reserved cooking liquid. Cook, stirring until shrimp are pink, 3 to 4 min. Add reserved liquid as needed.
  • ADD pasta, basil and cheese, tossing until combined.

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Nutrition (per serving)

  • Calories
  • 503,
  • Protein
  • 32 g,
  • Carbohydrates
  • 51 g,
  • Fat
  • 19 g,
  • Fibre
  • 3 g,
  • Sodium
  • 798 mg.
  • Excellent source of
  • vitamin C

Prep tip: Pre-chopping garlic can compromise its flavour, which is why we prefer to chop immediately before use.