Roasted Red Pepper ZENB Penne with Shrimp


PREP TIME 15 minutes

COOK TIME 15 minutes

TOTAL TIME 30 minutes

Nutrition Facts


Serving Size: 412g
Servings: 4

Calories: 480

Amount per Serving*% Daily Value
Total Fat11g14%
Saturated Fat5g25%
Dietary Fiber12g43%
Total Sugar2g
Vitamin A 20%
Vitamin C 15%
Calcium 181mg 15%
Iron 5mg 30%
Potassium 200mg 4%
* Nutrition information is estimated based on the ingredients and cooking instructions as described in each recipe and is intended to be used for informational purposes only. Please note that nutrition details may vary based on methods of preparation, origin and freshness of ingredients used.


This low calorie, low fat ZENB Penne Pasta recipe combines roasted red peppers, shrimp, and more to deliver a delicious dish. Providing a good source of fiber, this recipe is great for people who love shrimp and are looking for a new way to enjoy ZENB Pasta.


  • 1 box (12 ounces) ZENB Penne Pasta made from 100% Yellow Peas, uncooked
  • 1 cup jarred roasted red peppers, drained
  • 1 tablespoon unsalted butter, softened
  • 2 cloves garlic
  • 1 lemon, zested, juiced
  • 1/4 cup loosely packed Italian parsley leaves, plus additional for serving
  • 1/4 teaspoon each kosher salt & ground black pepper
  • 1/2 teaspoon chili powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon cayenne pepper
  • 1 pound large shrimp, peeled, deveined (31/35 count)
  • 3 tablespoons cup heavy cream



Cook ZENB Pasta as directed on package. Reserve 1-1/2 cups pasta cooking water; drain.


Meanwhile, place roasted peppers, butter, garlic, lemon zest and juice, parsley, salt, pepper, chili powder, and cayenne in work bowl of food processor. Pulse 10-15 seconds until ingredients are finely chopped and well mixed.


Melt butter mixture in large pot on medium-high heat. Add shrimp; cook 2-3 minutes until opaque. Add reserved pasta water and cream; bring mixture to a simmer. Stir in pasta. Mix gently, 2-3 minutes, until well combined. Garnish with fresh parsley and serve.

Tasty Tips

Flavored butter, also called compound butter, freezes extremely well. Form into logs and wrap tightly in plastic wrap before storing in the freezer for up to 3 months.

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