Saying hello after soooooooo long with easy Shrimp Broccoli Creamy Penne Pasta. How are you all?
I can’t believe I haven’t posted on here for almost 5 months! Hope everyone is doing good. Nothing wrong here, I have been unbelievably busy with my work and having lethargic lazy summer days :)… fun, bbq, trips, are in the menu, I can’t complain much though…you just need to take the time to enjoy the moment when you can…Isn’t it? but yes I know I ignored updating, which is really bad.:( I promise you all that from now onwards I will try my level best to update on regular basis, Thanks to everyone who kept this site alive with your valuable feedback in my absence! Much appreciated!
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How to Make Shrimp Broccoli Creamy Penne Pasta :
- Uncooked Pasta (I used Penne, you can use any kind of pasta) : 3 cups
- Shrimp/Prawns : 1 lb (peeled and deveined)
- Fresh Broccoli florest : 2 cups
- Garlic cloves : 3 (minced)
- Onion : ¼ (chopped)
- Olive oil : 2 tbsp
- Chicken broth : ½ cup
- Fat-free or Low-fat Cream Cheese : ½ cup
- Dried Basil : ½ tspParmesan cheese : ¼ cup
- Lemon juice : ½ tsp
- Freshly grounded Whole Black Pepper : ¼ tsp
- Salt to taste
- Cook pasta according to package (Or) Bring water to boil in a big pot filled to its half and add salt,and pasta. Cook over medium flame for 10-15 mins until al dente(cooked and tender).Make sure its not over cooked. Drain water and wash it immediately by running it under cold water to remove the excess starch.(Note : This stops the cooking process and prevents the pasta from getting soggy.) Add a tsp of olive oil to the cooled pasta and keep aside.
- Heat a large nonstick skillet over medium-high heat. Add olive oil; sauté garlic and onion saute until tender.
- Add shrimp to the pan. Cook for 3-5 minutes or until the shrimp is pink and done.
- Add broth and broccoli florets and cook for a minute now add cream cheese, stirring until combined, bring to a boil. Reduce the heat and simmer for about 2 minutes.
- Stir in cooked pasta and add dried basil; toss to coat. Cook for a minutes or so.
- Remove from heat. Sprinkle parmesan cheese, and lemon juice. Season with freshly ground pepper to taste.Serve immediately and enjoy!
Try this easy peasy Shrimp-Prawns Broccoli Creamy Penne Pasta that’s simple, flavorful and incredibly hearty and let me know your opinion…Enjoy!
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