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Penne Pasta With Shrimp And Roasted Red Pepper Sauce

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Ingredients
  Uncooked penne pasta 12 Ounce
  Low sodium chicken broth/Low sodium vegetable broth 1 Cup (16 tbs), defatted
  Roasted red pepper salsa 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Chopped tomatoes 1 Cup (16 tbs), drained (Fresh Or Low-Sodium Canned)
  Medium raw shrimp 12 Ounce, peeled and deveined
Directions

GETTING READY
1) Follow package directions to cook pasta and keep warm, draining well.

MAKING
2) In the meantime, take a 1-quart saucepan; mix broth, salsa and tomatoes in it and bring to a boil over medium-high heat.
3) Minimize the temperature to medium and boil for about 5 minutes until hot and let cool slightly.
4) Into food processor or blender, pour the mixture and blend until smooth.
5) Put back the processed mixture to saucepan and allow to come to a boil.
6) Simmer the mixture for 2 minutes after adding in shrimp, just until shrimp becomes opaque and pink in color, being careful not to overcook them.

SERVING
7) Take 4 warm serving plates; divide cooked pasta among them and pour over the sauce, distributing shrimp equally.
8) If desired, garnish with parsley.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Medium
Course: 
Main Dish
Method: 
Simmering
Ingredient: 
Shrimp
Preparation Time: 
30 Minutes
Cook Time: 
30 Minutes
Ready In: 
0 Minutes
Servings: 
4

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