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Whole Wheat Pasta with Shrimp and Herbs

Whole Wheat Pasta with Shrimp and Herbs
  • Prep 10 min
  • Total 20 min
  • Servings 4
A flavorful shrimp and pasta dish that can be ready in only 20 minutes. Toss with Italian seasonings and parmesan and you'll have a crowd-pleasing dinner on the table in no time.
By Sarah Caron
Created February 24, 2011


  • 1/2 lb whole wheat penne pasta
  • Olive oil cooking spray
  • 1 lb raw shrimp, peeled
  • Sea salt
  • Pepper
  • 1 tablespoon extra virgin olive oil
  • 1/4 cup fresh finely chopped basil leaves
  • 1 tablespoon finely chopped Italian parsley leaves
  • 1 tablespoon finely chopped fresh thyme leaves
  • 1/2 cup freshly grated Parmesan cheese


  • 1
    Cook the penne according to package directions. Drain well.
  • 2
    Meanwhile, spray large skillet with olive oil cooking spray. Heat over medium heat until hot; add the shrimp. Salt and pepper liberally. Cook, stirring frequently 5 to 7 minutes or until opaque and thoroughly cooked. Remove from heat.
  • 3
    In a large bowl, combine cooked pasta, shrimp, olive oil, basil, parsley, thyme and Parmesan cheese. Toss to combine.
  • 4
    Serve immediately.

  • You don’t have to remove the shrimp tails, but it makes it easier to eat if you do.

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