Pasta with Shrimp and Asparagus in Tarragon Cream Sauce

Good enough for company, this one-skillet pasta dish has a tarragon cream sauce that's brightly flavored with lemon.

Serves: 6
15 mins Prep time 15 mins Cook time
15 mins Prep time
15 mins Cook time
  • Cook pasta as directed on package. Drain, reserving 1/4 cup of the pasta cooking water

  • Meanwhile, melt butter in large deep skillet on medium heat. Add asparagus and leeks; cook and stir 5 minutes or until asparagus is tender-crisp and leeks are softened. Stir in cream, tarragon, lemon peel, lemon juice and sea salt. Bring to boil

  • Stir shrimp into skillet. Reduce heat to low; simmer 5 minutes or until just until shrimp turn pink. Add pasta and reserved pasta cooking water; toss to coat well. Serve immediately

Nutrition information

(Amount per serving)

  • 392Calories: 392Cholesterol: 177mg
  • Sodium: 513mgProtein: 19g
  • Total Fat: 20gFiber: 1g
  • Carbohydrate: 34g

Ratings & Reviews: 1

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  • Gordon on 09/14/2016

    Really nice and simple dish. The tarragon and leek gives it a fresh flavor and keeps it from being overly rich or heavy for a cream sauce. We also added fresh ground black pepper.

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