Put dinner on the table in a flash with this Easy Shrimp Pasta Dinner! Our shrimp pasta dinner recipe includes garlic, fettuccine and asparagus spears.
What You Need
Original recipe yields 4 servings
1/4 cup KRAFT Balsamic Vinaigrette Dressing, divided
3/4 lb. uncooked deveined peeled large shrimp
2 cloves garlic, minced
1/2 lb. fettuccine, uncooked
2 cups cut-up fresh asparagus spears (1 inch lengths)
3 tomato es, chopped
4 oz. (1/2 of 8-oz. pkg.) PHILADELPHIA Cream Cheese, cubed
1/4 cup chopped fresh basil, divided
1/4 cup KRAFT Shredded Parmesan Cheese
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Let's Make It
Pour 2 Tbsp. dressing over shrimp and garlic in small bowl; stir to evenly coat shrimp. Refrigerate 30 min. to marinate.
Cook pasta as directed on package, omitting salt and adding asparagus to the boiling water for the last 3 min. Meanwhile, heat remaining dressing in large skillet on medium heat. Add shrimp mixture; cook 3 min. or until shrimp turn pink, stirring frequently. Remove shrimp from skillet; cover to keep warm.
Add tomatoes, cream cheese and 2 Tbsp. basil to skillet; cook and stir 3 min. or until cream cheese is completely melted and sauce is well blended. Add shrimp; cook 2 min. or just until heated through, stirring frequently.
Drain pasta mixture; place on platter. Top with shrimp mixture, remaining basil and shredded cheese.
Prepare using thawed frozen cleaned shrimp.
For a thinner sauce, stir small amount of milk into sauce along with the shrimp.
Substitute broccoli florets for the asparagus.
Calories From Fat
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 17g
Saturated Fat 8g
Trans Fat 0g
Total Carbohydrates 53g
Dietary Fibers 5g
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
* 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.