Melted Neufchatel puts the creamy in this quick and easy shrimp pasta dish featuring yummy asparagus. Top with Parmesan for the win.
What You Need
Original recipe yields 6 servings
3 cups whole wheat blend rotini pasta, uncooked
1/2 cup KRAFT Lite Balsamic Roasted Garlic Vinaigrette Dressing
3/4 lb. frozen uncooked cleaned large shrimp, thawed
1 onion, thinly sliced
2 cloves garlic, minced
1/2 lb. fresh asparagus spears, cut into 2-inch lengths
4 oz. (1/2 of 8-oz. pkg.) PHILADELPHIA Neufchatel Cheese, cubed
2 Tbsp. KRAFT Grated Parmesan Cheese
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Let's Make It
Cook pasta in large saucepan as directed on package, omitting salt.
Meanwhile, heat dressing in large skillet on medium heat. Add shrimp, onions and garlic; cook 3 to 4 min. or until shrimp turn pink, stirring frequently. Add asparagus; cook and stir 2 min. or until crisp tender. Add Neufchatel; cook 2 to 3 min. or until Neufchatel is completely melted and mixture is well blended, stirring frequently.
Drain pasta; return to pan. Add shrimp mixture; mix lightly. Serve topped with Parmesan.
Prepare using your favorite variety of whole wheat pasta.
Stir in 2 Tbsp. chopped fresh basil before serving.
Calories From Fat
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 7g
Saturated Fat 3.5g
Trans Fat 0g
Total Carbohydrates 32g
Dietary Fibers 2g
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
* Nutrition information is estimated based on the ingredients and cooking instructions as described in each recipe and is intended to be used for informational purposes only. Please note that nutrition details may vary based on methods of preparation, origin and freshness of ingredients used.