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Recipe: 20 Minute Acini de Pepe with Broccoli & Shrimp

Yields6 Servings

20 Minute Acini de Pepe with Shrimp and Broccoli by Marla Meridith

 1 lb Acini de Pepe pasta
 2 tbsp olive oil
 ½ red onion, finely chopped
 3 cloves of fresh garlic, minced
 ¼ cup dry white wine
 1 lb frozen, cooked shrimp (26/30) no tails
 2 broccoli crowns, florets cut into small pieces
 hot pepper flakes
 serve with parmesan cheese

Cook Acini de Pepe to package directions. Drain and set aside, reserving 1 cup of cooking liquid.


While the pasta is cooking, add the olive oil to a large skillet and sauté the onions a few minutes over medium heat until soft and fragrant. Add the garlic, cook another minute.


Add the wine, stir, then the broccoli. Cook a few minutes until the broccoli turns bright green, add a splash or two of pasta cooking liquid to speed things up. Add the shrimp, stir all the ingredients together. Season to taste with salt and pepper flakes. Cook for a few minutes until shrimp is hot.


Add the cooked Acini de Pepe to the skillet and toss with the shrimp mixture. Cook until everything is hot. Serve with parmesan cheese.

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size 1 cup

Servings 0