Caesar Shrimp and Pasta - Apr. 11, 2004

Caesar Shrimp and Pasta

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 deveined 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.

  2. 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.

  3. 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.

Servings: 4