Penne with Shrimp, Feta, and Spring Vegetables Recipe

Looking for an easy Penne with Shrimp, Feta, and Spring Vegetables recipe? Learn how to make Penne with Shrimp, Feta, and Spring Vegetables using healthy ingredients.


Submitted by liz-usa

Makes 6 servings



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Recipe Ingredients for Penne with Shrimp, Feta, and Spring Vegetables

12 ounces penne rigate (ridged)
1 pound asparagus, trimmed, cut into 1-inch lengths
1 pound peeled and deveined frozen shrimp, thawed
8 ounces snow peas, trimmed and halved on the diagonal
3 tablespoons olive oil (preferably extra-virgin)
2 tablespoons fresh lemon juice
2 garlic cloves, minced
4 oz fat free feta
1/4 cup thinly sliced fresh mint leaves

Recipe Directions for Penne with Shrimp, Feta, and Spring Vegetables

  1. In a large pot of boiling salted water, cook penne 5 minutes less than al dente. Add asparagus; cook 3 minutes. Add shrimp and snow peas; cook 2 minutes. Reserve 1/2 cup pasta water; drain pasta mixture, and return to pot.

  2. To pasta mixture, add oil, lemon juice, garlic, and cup reserved pasta water. Season with salt and pepper, and toss to combine. Gently mix in feta and mint; adjust to desired consistency with some pasta water as needed. Serve immediately.

Categories

Cheese, Pasta, Seafood, Vegetables, Main Dish

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 281.2g
Amount Per Serving
Calories
375
Calories from Fat
72
% Daily Value*
Total Fat
8.0g
12%
Saturated Fat
1.2g
6%
Trans Fat
0.0g
Cholesterol
0mg
0%
Sodium
308mg
13%
Potassium
361mg
10%
Total Carbohydrates
50.1g
17%
Dietary Fiber
5.0g
20%
Sugars
6.1g
Protein
25.9g
Vitamin A 36% Vitamin C 43%
Calcium 11% Iron 16%
* Based on a 2000 calorie diet

Nutritional details are an estimate and should only be used as a guide for approximation.
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Health Information

Nutrition Grade
96% confidence
B+
  Good points
  • Low in saturated fat
  • No cholesterol
  • High in vitamin C
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