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Pasta Bowl with Shrimp & Peas

Serves: 4
25 MIN
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 15 minutes

Ingredients

12 oz penne pasta

2 cups (500 mL) Frozen Green Giant* Sweetlets* Peas

1 tbsp (15 mL) olive oil

1 lb (500 g) large shrimp, peeled and deveined

2 cloves garlic, minced

? cup (75 mL) basil pesto

½ tsp (2 mL) chili flakes

¼ tsp (1 mL) pepper

Lemon wedges

Directions

In large pot of boiling salted water, cook penne for 8 to 10 minutes or until tender but firm, adding peas in during the last 3-5 minutes of cooking. Drain and set aside, reserving ¼ cup (60 mL) cooking liquid.

Meanwhile, heat oil in large nonstick skillet set over medium-high heat; cook shrimp and garlic for 2 to 3 minutes or until shrimp starts to turn pink. Add pasta, peas, pesto and reserved cooking liquid; toss to combine. Season with chili flakes and pepper. Divide pasta among plates. Serve with lemon wedges.

Tip: Also delicious with scallops, crab or chicken instead of shrimp.