Pasta Primavera

Pasta Primavera
France Ruffenach
Serves 4
preparation
5
minutes
cooking
10
minutes

Ingredients

1/2
16-ounce box ziti
1/2
bunch asparagus (about 12 spears), cut into 2-inch pieces
1
16-ounce tub mild fresh salsa
4
ounces
soft goat cheese
1
teaspoon
sugar
1/2
16-ounce bag frozen cooked shrimp, thawed

Directions

  1. Cook the pasta according to the package directions. Add the asparagus during the last 5 minutes of cooking. Drain.
  2. Meanwhile, heat the salsa in a large skillet over medium heat, stirring frequently until the tomatoes release their juices, 2 to 3 minutes.
  3. Stir in the goat cheese and sugar and heat until smooth. Add the shrimp and fold in gently until heated through, about 2 minutes.
  4. Pour the sauce over the pasta and toss.
Tamara Frankfort and Pilar Guzman
April 2003

Nutritional Information

  • Per Serving
  • Calories From Fat 71
  • Fat 8 g
  • Sat Fat 4 g
  • Cholesterol 128 mg
  • Sodium 727 mg
  • Protein 28 g
  • Carbohydrate 53 g
  • Sugar 8 g
  • Fiber 3 g
  • Iron 6 mg
  • Calcium 102 mg
What does this mean? See Nutrition 101.