Penne Shrimp & Broccoli

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

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  • Prep Time: 30 minutes

Main Dishes

Serves: 4
Cups of Fruits & Vegetables per Serving: 1 1/3
Think Variety; Think Color: White, Green


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

1/4 cup onion, chopped

2 Tbsp butter

2 Tbsp olive oil

1/4 tsp salt

1/4 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.

Nutritional Information

  • Calories:    620
  • Carbohydrates:    71g
  • Total Fat:    18g
  • Cholesterol:    190mg
  • Saturated Fat:   6g
  • Dietary Fiber:    10g
  • % of Calories from Fat:    26%
  • Sodium:    430 mg
  • Protein:    37g
  • Recipe Credit
  • Recipe courtesy of the American Frozen Food Institute and the National Frozen and Refrigerated Foods Association.



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