Spicy Shrimp Pasta in Garlic Cream Sauce

Total Time:
24 min
15 min
9 min

8 servings

  • 1 1/2 pound medium shrimp
  • 1 box Barilla Linguine
  • 4 cups asparagus, cut into 2-inch pieces, or 4 cups small broccoli florets
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1 jar Barilla Garlic Alfredo sauce
  • 1/2 teaspoon crushed red pepper
  • 1/4 cup finely shredded Parmesan cheese
  • Peel and devein shrimp, if needed; rinse, and pat dry with paper towels.

  • In a large pot bring 4 to 6 quarts of water to a rolling boil; add salt to taste and the Linguine; stir gently.

  • Cook pasta according to package directions, adding asparagus the last 4 minutes of cooking time; remove from heat and drain well, reserving 2/3 cup pasta water.

  • Meanwhile, in a very large skillet heat oil over medium-high heat; add shrimp; cook and stir about 3 minutes or until shrimp are opaque.

  • Stir in the Garlic Alfredo sauce and crushed red pepper; warm through.

  • Add pasta mixture to shrimp mixture and toss to combine, adding enough pasta water to reach desired consistency.

  • Serve topped with additional crushed red pepper and Parmesan cheese.

  • Nutrition Facts (per serving): 400 cal., 12 g total fat (3 g sat. fat), 130 mg chol., 985 mg sodium,* 52 g carb., 3 g fiber, 5 g sugar, 22 g pro.

  • Daily Values: 14% vit. A, 6% vit. C, 12% calcium, 19% iron

  • *Sodium does not include salting to taste.

Customize it: If you prefer, swap the shrimp for shredded rotisserie chicken or sauteed scallops.

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