Shrimp Broccoli Pasta

Friday, October 5, 2012

A lighter style pasta with a hint of lime and South West flair.

2 cups broccoli florets steamed
1 cup frozen corn
1 pound Rotini style pasta or make your favorite kind
40 large shrimps tails on
1 tablespoon chopped fresh cilantro or parsley
 1 fresh lime squeezed (around 4 tablespoons freshly squeezed lime juice)
1/4 cup olive oil
3 cloves finely minced garlic
1/2 teaspoon chili powder
1 or 2 shakes of hot sauce around a teaspoon
1/2 teaspoon fresh ground black pepper
sea salt to taste

Cook pasta to package directions.

Drain pasta, place in a large bowl with 2 tablespoons of melted butter and toss. Set aside keeping warm.
In a large frypan, heat olive oil. 

Add the garlic cook for 1 minute. Add the shrimp, saute until it turns pink.

Add the cooked broccoli, corn, spices, and lime juice and heat through. Stir in fresh cilantro and hot sauce. Season with salt and pepper to taste.

Make sure the sauce is heated.

Toss sauce with the pasta.  Serve immediately.

If you like Southwest foods try some of these:

Southwest Soup
Tequilla Lime Grilled Shrimp
Grilled Lemon Lime Pepper Chicken and Vegetables
Pumpkin Bread Pudding Recipe
Southwest Crockpot Corn Pudding
Southwest Potato Salad
Southwest Cheddar Scones


  1. Ooooh this looks good!!! Mmmmm mmmm mmmm! Save some for me!


  2. What amazing pasta dish so rich and tasty :) I like it. Bye, have a great we

  3. Claudia,
    I know what I'm having for dinner. We were going to have shrimp and pasta, but know we'll have your yummy recipe. Like the lime on it.

    Have a great weekend!

  4. buono questo piatto con i gamberetti. Looks pretty too. Have a nice weekend dear Claudia XX

  5. Looks like we both need our carb fixes.
    Shimp makes a terrific protein addition to pasta. It looks great.

  6. This sounds wonderful. I love the flavors in this dish and will have to give it a try. Have a wonderful weekend. Blessings...Mary

  7. Looks amazing! Wish my hubby ate seafood :)

  8. Mmmmm....what a delicious entree, Claudia! Beautiful, too~

  9. Hi, your pasta with shrimps is so mouth watering. Look so good, I want mine with extra shrimps. LOL

    Have a nice weekend, regards.

  10. Che buona la tua pasta con i broccoli e gamberetti mi ha fatto venire fameee

  11. Hmm, those shrimp look so good. My son's girlfriend loves pasta. Will keep this in mind. :)


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