Mediterranean Pasta with Shrimp

Tender shrimp, colorful spinach, tangy feta and salty olives make a Greek-inspired dinner light and refreshing - ready in 20 minutes.

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  • prep time 20 min
  • total time 20 min
  • ingredients 9
  • servings 5
 

Ingredients

2 1/2
cups uncooked bow-tie (farfalle) pasta (about 5 oz)
1
lb uncooked deveined peeled medium shrimp (thawed if frozen), tail shells removed
1
medium red bell pepper, chopped (1 cup)
3
cups lightly packed fresh spinach (about 3 oz), stems removed, torn into pieces
2
tablespoons chopped fresh or 2 teaspoons dried basil leaves
1/2
teaspoon salt
1/3
cup sliced kalamata olives or 1 can (2 1/4 oz) sliced ripe olives, drained
1
cup crumbled feta cheese (4 oz)
2
tablespoons olive or vegetable oil

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LOCATION

Steps

  • 1 In 5-quart Dutch oven, cook pasta as directed on package, adding shrimp and bell pepper during last 2 minutes of cooking time. Cook until pasta is tender and shrimp are pink. Drain and return to Dutch oven.
  • 2 Add spinach, basil, salt and olives to pasta mixture; heat over medium heat until hot. Toss with cheese and oil.
  • 1 In 5-quart Dutch oven, cook pasta as directed on package, adding shrimp and bell pepper during last 2 minutes of cooking time. Cook until pasta is tender and shrimp are pink. Drain and return to Dutch oven.
  • 2 Add spinach, basil, salt and olives to pasta mixture; heat over medium heat until hot. Toss with cheese and oil.

EXPERT TIPS

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Expert Tips

Pair this pasta dish with Pillsbury® refrigerated breadsticks and a light fruity wine.

Choose your favorite olive variety for this recipe.

Kalamata olives are plump and juicy with a powerful flavor, bright acidity and high salt content. However, if you don’t have them on hand, your favorite olive variety will work for this recipe.

Nutritional information

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Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
340
(
Calories from Fat
120),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
13g
13%
(Saturated Fat
4 1/2g,
4 1/2%
Trans Fat
0g
0%
),
Cholesterol
150mg
150%;
Sodium
860mg
860%;
Total Carbohydrate
33g
33%
(Dietary Fiber
3g
3%
  Sugars
2g
2%
),
Protein
23g
23%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
60%;
Vitamin C
45%;
Calcium
15%;
Iron
25%;
Exchanges:
2 Starch; 0 Fruit; 0 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 1 Vegetable; 2 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 2 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choices:
2
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.