Pasta Strega Nonna

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  • Published Apr 22nd
  • Ready In20m
  • Servings4
  • Calories190
A very quick and easy pasta dish inspired by my Italian grandmother. Sort of an Italian stir-fry. Serve this over short pastas such as shells, orrechietti, or farfalle.

Pasta Strega Nonna Ingredients

The following are the ingredients needed to make delicious Pasta Strega Nonna for 4 servings:

  • 3 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1/2 pound cooked and peeled shrimp
  • 1 pound fresh asparagus, trimmed and coarsely chopped
  • 1 tablespoon minced garlic
  • hot sauce to taste
  • salt to taste
  • 1 tablespoon grated Romano cheese

Pasta Strega Nonna Cooking Instructions

  • Prep10m
  • Cook10m
  • Ready In20m

To cook Pasta Strega Nonna, you need about 10 minutes of preparation time. The time needed to cook this Pasta Strega Nonna is about 10 minutes , and you can serve your Pasta Strega Nonna within 20 minutes . The following are the steps to cook Pasta Strega Nonna easily:

  1. 1 Heat olive oil in a large skillet over medium-low heat. Saute shrimp, asparagus and garlic until asparagus is bright green and slightly tender. Stir in hot sauce and salt. Dust with Romano cheese before serving.

Nutrition Facts

Per Serving: 190 calories; 11.9 grams of fat; 5 grams of carbohydrates; 17.4 grams of protein; 117 milligrams of cholesterol; 199 milligrams of sodium.

  1. Aug 23rd 2011

    This is such a quick, easy, and tasty recipe. It's easily one of my staples when I have shrimp on hand. I've also substituted broccoli for the asparagus depending on what's in season and it ...

  2. May 2nd 2011

    very good and easy. i read reviews and also added a little chicken broth to it. i liked the hot sauce kick. will make again and again.

  3. Mar 26th 2011

    As written, this would not have been very good. There would have been next to no sauce for the pasta. As I came to this realization (while cooking it) I decided to throw about a 1/4 c. of wh ...

  4. Mar 30th 2010

    This was so easy to make and full of flavor. I made it with spinach since I was out of asparagus.

  5. Apr 7th 2009

    Good premise, but dry. Perhaps reducing some white wine is a possibility or wine plus a Tb or two of the shrimp cooking water might work. Another option might be to saute some mushrooms or c ...

  6. May 1st 2007

    I was going to cook this last night but was late getting home. My husband saw this recipe on the counter and cooked it using less oil, no cheese, and he added extra garlic and an onion. We m ...

  7. Jan 9th 2007

    Took the advice of other reviewers and added a bit of butter and white wine to the shrimp and asparagus. Served over farfalle with fresh grated Romano. Fantastic dinner in 30 minutes or le ...

  8. Mar 24th 2006

    This was such an easy recipe to make and was so tasty. I added a little white wine to the garlic and oil before adding the shrimp. I also added a little water from the pasta pot to make it ...

  9. Mar 2nd 2006

    This is one of my family's favorites! We double the amount of shrimp and serve with bowties and fresh grated parmesan. Yummy (and oh so easy)!