Pasta Primavera

Pasta Primavera
Photo: France Ruffenach
Hands On Time:
5 mins
Total Time:
10 mins
4 serves


  • ½ 16-ounce box ziti

  • ½ 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

  • ½ 16-ounce bag frozen cooked shrimp, thawed


  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.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

402 Calories
8g Fat
53g Carbs
28g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Calories 402
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 8g 10%
Saturated Fat 4g 20%
Cholesterol 128mg 43%
Sodium 727mg 32%
Total Carbohydrate 53g 19%
Total Sugars 8g
Protein 28g
Calcium 102mg 8%
Iron 6mg 33%

*The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a food serving contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.

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