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Penne Shrimp & Broccoli  

Dress up your pasta with the recipe! It's a great quick-fix when entertaining!

This is one of our own Fruits & Veggies—More Matters® recipes. It meets the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s strict nutrition guidelines as a healthy recipe.

Category: Main Dishes

Think Variety; Think Color: White Green

Preparation time: 30 minutes

Serves: 4

Cups of Fruits and Vegetables per Serving: 1 1/3


1 lb frozen shrimp, thawed, peeled and deveined

1 (16 oz) package frozen broccoli florets

12 oz penne pasta, whole wheat

3 garlic cloves, minced

¼ cup onion, chopped

2 Tbsp butter

2 Tbsp olive oil

¼ tsp salt

¼ cup grated Parmesan cheese

  1. Cook pasta according to package directions. Drain.
  2. In large skillet, saute garlic and onion in butter, oil and salt until tender.
  3. Add broccoli and cook on medium heat until heated (approximately 6 minutes).
  4. Add shrimp and cook an additional 4-5 minutes, or until shrimp is pink and broccoli is tender.
  5. Stir in pasta and sprinkle with Parmesan cheese. Serve.

Credit: Recipe courtesy of the American Frozen Food Institute and the National Frozen and Refrigerated Foods Association.

Nutritional Information per Serving
Calories: 620 Carbohydrates: 71g
Total Fat: 18g Cholesterol: 190mg
Saturated Fat: 6g Dietary Fiber: 10g
% of Calories from Fat: 26% Sodium: 430mg
Protein: 37g  



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