Caesar Shrimp and Pasta

Caesar Shrimp and Pasta
February 12 00:00 2003 Print This Article
Caesar Shrimp and Pasta

4 servings


  • 8 oz. Ziti, Mostaccioli or other medium pasta shape, uncooked
  • 3 cups broccoli florets
  • 1/3 cup plus 2 tbsp. bottled light Caesar salad dressing
  • 12 oz. uncooked peeled and de-veined shrimp, thawed if frozen
  • 1/4 tsp. crushed red hot pepper flakes
  • 1/4 cup grated Romano cheese


  1. Prepare pasta according to package directions; three minutes before pasta is done, add broccoli florets. While pasta is cooking, heat 2 tablespoons of the dressing in large skillet over medium-high heat. Add shrimp and pepper flakes; stir-fry 3-4 minutes or until shrimp is opaque.
  2. 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.

    Nutritional Information Per Serving:
    372 calories
    24.3 g protein
    9.2 g fat
    46.6 g carbohydrate
    131 mg cholesterol
    825 mg sodium

Source: National Pasta Association

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