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Pasta Printemps

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Category: Pasta

 Ingredients List

  • 1 lb Asparagus
  • 8 oz Capellini; (Angel Hair
  • -Pasta)
  • 2 md Carrot; Cut In 1/4" Strips
  • 1 Green Onion; Sliced
  • -Diagonally
  • 2 Cloves Garlic; Minced
  • 2 ts Oil
  • 1 1/2 c Chicken Broth
  • 1/4 c Tomato Paste
  • 1 tb Fresh Basil; Snipped
  • 12 oz Frozen Shrimp/Fresh Shrimp;
  • -Peeled And Deveined
  • 1/4 ts Freshly Ground Pepper;
  • -Coarsely Ground


Printemps means springtime in french.

Dried Basil may be substituted for Fresh; use 2 Tablespoons.

1. Trim the asparagus spears and rinse in cold water. Remove the tips; set
aside. Bias-slice the remaining portions of the asparagus spears into 1-
to- 1 1/2-inch pieces, and set them aside.

2. Cook the pasta accorsong to the package directions, addisn asparagus
tips and pieces and carrots for the last 2 or 3 minutes of cooking time.
Drain pasta and vegetables; keep warm.

3. Meanwhile, cook and stir green onion and garlic in large skillet in hot
oil for 1 or 2 minutes until crisp-tender. Stir in broth, tomato paste, and
2 Tablespoons dried basil (If substituting for fresh basil). Toss with
pasta and vegetables. Sprinkle with pepper and fresh basil leaves.

361 calories, 5 g total fat, 1 g satuarted fat

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