Pasta Primavera

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    Nutritional Information

    Per Serving

    • Calories 402 calories
    • Calories 71 calories from fat
    • 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
  • April 2003

Ingredients

  1. Check 1/2 16-ounce box ziti
  2. Check 1/2 bunch asparagus (about 12 spears), cut into 2-inch pieces
  3. Check 1 16-ounce tub mild fresh salsa
  4. Check 4ounces soft goat cheese
  5. Check 1teaspoon sugar
  6. Check 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.