Quick Easy Shrimp Primavera Pasta Recipe

Quick Easy Shrimp Primavera Pasta Recipe

You will love the freshness and color in this quick easy shrimp primavera pasta Recipe. 30 minutes and a dinner packed with goodness is on the table.
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  • Serves: 4 persons



  1. Step 1

    Gather the ingredients.
  2. Step 2

    Cook pasta in a large pot of boiling salted water according to package instructions. For the final 5 minutes of cooking, place a steamer over boiling water and gently steam broccoli, haricot verts, and peas until they are bright green and just-tender, about 4 minutes. (If you do not have a steamer, bring a large saucepan of water to a boil. Add the broccoli, beans, and peas and cook for 4 minutes.) Drain and set aside in a pan covered with a kitchen towel. 
  3. Step 3

    Heat butter in a large frying pan, add garlic , and gently fry for one minute, taking care not to burn. Add shrimp and cook for 4 minutes turning frequently. Once pink and cooked through, spoon shrimp into a bowl to reserve and cover with a kitchen towel.
  4. Step 4

    Once cooked, drain pasta, reserving ¼ cup of the pasta water. Transfer pasta to frying pan, add broccoli, haricot verts, peas, and reserved pasta water. Return pan to medium heat and gently stir to reheat pasta and vegetables. Add cherry tomatoes, shrimp, and parmesan and stir pasta. Finally, tear basil into small pieces and stir. 
  5. Step 5

    Serve pasta immediately in four warmed pasta bowls and sprinkle with lemon zest and red pepper flakes. Serve at once.