Create a bruschetta-style shrimp orzo pasta dish that will win rave reviews from the BBQ crew. Try this Shrimp Orzo Pasta with Bruschetta recipe today!
What You Need
Original recipe yields 6 servings
1-1/4 cups orzo pasta, uncooked
3/4 cup KRAFT Italian Vinaigrette Dressing made with Extra Virgin Olive Oil, divided
3 large cloves garlic, minced, divided
1 lb. uncooked large shrimp, peeled, deveined
1-1/2 lb. cherry tomatoes (about 40), divided
1/2 lb. baguette (1/2 of 16-oz. loaf), cut into 24 cubes
1 bunch green onions (about 8 )
1 cup fresh basil, chopped
1/4 cup KRAFT Grated Parmesan Cheese
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Let's Make It
Heat grill to medium heat.
Cook pasta as directed on package.
Meanwhile, mix 1/4 cup dressing and 1/3 of garlic. Thread shrimp onto 6 skewers; thread 24 tomatoes onto 6 additional skewers alternately with bread. Grill all skewers 3 min., turning and brushing occasionally with half the dressing mixture. Remove tomato skewers from grill. Place onions in single layer on grill grate. Grill onions and shrimp 2 to 3 min. or until shrimp turn pink and onions are crisp-tender, turning and brushing occasionally with remaining dressing mixture.
Drain pasta; place in large bowl. Quarter remaining tomatoes. Add to pasta with remaining dressing, garlic and basil; mix lightly. Slice onions; stir into pasta mixture. Sprinkle with Parmesan. Serve with shrimp skewers.
Combine any leftovers. Refrigerate to serve as part of your lunch the next day.
Calories From Fat
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 8g
Saturated Fat 1.5g
Trans Fat 0g
Total Carbohydrates 53g
Dietary Fibers 4g
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
Makes 6 servings.
* Nutrition information is estimated based on the ingredients and cooking instructions as described in each recipe and is intended to be used for informational purposes only. Please note that nutrition details may vary based on methods of preparation, origin and freshness of ingredients used.