Angel Hair Pasta with Shrimp and Asparagus Recipe

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June January 11, 2021

How To Make Angel Hair with Shrimp and Asparagus

If you’re looking for a quick but delicious pasta dish, try this angel hair pasta with a briny taste from the shrimp and minty flavor from the asparagus.

Preparation: 10 minutes
Cooking: 20 minutes
Total: 30 minutes

Serves:

Ingredients

  • 1bunchasparagus,tough ends removed, quartered
  • 1tbspolive oil
  • 8ripe plum tomatoes,diced
  • 2clovesgarlic,thinly sliced
  • 16ozlarge shrimp,peeled and de-veined
  • ½cupchicken broth
  • 2ozWhite Wine
  • kosher salt and fresh pepper,to taste
  • ½tspherbs de Provence,or you can use your favorite herbs
  • ½tspred pepper flakes,gives it a little kick
  • 8ozangel hair pasta,wheat or gluten-free

Instructions

  1. Season shrimp with salt and pepper. Heat a large skillet on high heat.

  2. When skillet is hot, spray with oil and add shrimp.

  3. Cook shrimp for about 1 to 2 minutes on each side until slightly cooked through and remove from the pan. Set aside.

  4. Reduce skillet heat to medium, add olive oil and garlic and sauté until golden, careful not to burn, about 1 minute.

  5. Add tomatoes and season with salt and pepper. Simmer until tender, about 4 minutes.

  6. Add the white wine and broth and stir, cook 1 minute then add the asparagus, salt, pepper and herbs.

  7. Cover and simmer for 10 minutes on medium low heat, until the vegetables are tender.

  8. While sauce is simmering, bring a large pot of salted water to a boil and cook pasta al dente. Drain when done.

  9. After the sauce simmers for 10 minutes, return the shrimp to the sauce and finish cooking, about 1 minute.

  10. Add pasta to the sauce and toss well.

  11. Divide equally in 4 bowls and top with a good grated cheese.

Nutrition

  • Calories: 382.67kcal
  • Fat: 6.11g
  • Saturated Fat: 1.09g
  • Trans Fat: 0.02g
  • Monounsaturated Fat: 2.99g
  • Polyunsaturated Fat: 1.22g
  • Carbohydrates: 53.23g
  • Fiber: 4.90g
  • Sugar: 6.51g
  • Protein: 26.17g
  • Cholesterol: 143.78mg
  • Sodium: 932.97mg
  • Calcium: 111.92mg
  • Potassium: 729.27mg
  • Iron: 2.95mg
  • Vitamin A: 136.97µg
  • Vitamin C: 20.78mg
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