Barilla Red Lentil Penne

with Shrimp and "Creamy" Zucchini Sauce

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Ingredients

Ingredients for 4 people:

  • 1 box Barilla Red Lentil Penne
  • 1 cup Vidalia onion, chopped
  • 4 tablespoons, extra virgin olive oil, divided
  • 4 zucchini, small diced
  • 2 cups veggie broth
  • 1 pint cherry tomatoes, halved
  • 1 pound medium shrimp, shelled and deveined
  • 10 basil leaves, julienned
  • Salt and black pepper to taste

Instructions

  1. 1

    Place a large pot of water to boil, cook pasta according to package directions.

  2. 2
    Meanwhile in a skillet sauté onion with half the olive oil over medium heat for 5 minutes then add zucchini and broth; bring to a boil. Season with salt and pepper and simmer for three minutes.
  3. 3

    Let cool down and process 2/3 of the zucchini mixture in the blender until smooth. Combine with unblended mixture and set aside.

  4. 4

    In the same skillet sauté shrimp and tomatoes over high heat with remaining olive oil until blistered and thoroughly cooked, about four minutes.

  5. 5

    Stir in zucchini sauce mixture. Drain pasta and toss with zucchini shrimp mixture, garnish with basil before serving.

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