Caesar Shrimp and Pasta
Red pepper flakes adds zest to this simple shrimp and broccoli salad.
8 ounces ziti, mostaccioli or other medium pasta shape, uncooked
3 cups broccoli florets
1/3 cup plus 2 tablespoons bottled light Caesar salad dressing
12 ounces uncooked shrimp, peeled and deveined
1/4 teaspoon crushed red hot pepper flakes
1/4 cup freshly grated Romano cheese
- Prepare pasta according to package directions; 3 minutes before pasta is done, add broccoli. While pasta is cooking, heat 2 tablespoons of the dressing in large skillet over medium-high heat. Add shrimp and pepper flakes; stir-fry 3 to 4 minutes or until shrimp is opaque.
- Drain pasta and broccoli; transfer to a serving bowl. Add remaining 1/3 cup dressing and shrimp mixture; toss well. Sprinkle with cheese and serve.
Makes 4 servings.
Recipe and photograph provided courtesy The Association For Dressings and Sauces.