Photo: Beau Gustafson
Yield
4 servings (serving size: 2 cups)

This top-rated shrimp-and-broccoli pasta recipe is super simple, making it perfect for busy weeknights.  Dress up the meal with a glass of light pinot noir.

How to Make It

Step 1

Place tomatoes and boiling water in a bowl. Cover and let stand 30 minutes or until tender; drain and chop.

Step 2

While tomatoes steep, cook pasta according to package directions, omitting salt and fat. Drain.

Step 3

Steam broccoli, covered, 4 minutes or until crisp-tender. Set aside.

Step 4

Heat a large nonstick skillet over medium-high heat. Coat pan with cooking spray. Add garlic to pan; sauté 30 seconds. Add shrimp; cook 4 minutes. Add broth and cream cheese, stirring to combine; bring to a boil. Reduce heat, and simmer 2 minutes. Add tomatoes, broccoli, and basil; stir well. Cook 2 minutes or until thoroughly heated, stirring frequently. Remove from heat. Stir in pasta, Parmesan cheese, and juice. Serve immediately.

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