Veggie Penne Salad with Shrimp, Saffron and Paprika

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The saffron vinaigrette in this dish adds a touch of luxury to this light shrimp salad.


Step 1

Combine shrimp, paprika, saffron, garlic and wine in large bowl. Cover and refrigerate to marinate 2 hours.

Step 2

Meanwhile, seed and dice tomatoes. Sprinkle with kosher salt and let drain in colander for 1 hour.

Step 3

Bring salted water to a boil in steam-jacketed kettle or large stockpot on stovetop. Add pasta; cook 1 min. less than directed on package. Drain; toss with 1/4 cup olive oil, arrange pasta on sheet trays in single layer. Cover and refrigerate to cool.

Step 4

Place shrimp mixture on sheet pans and cook in 375F standard oven 8-10 min. or until cooked through. Cool. Whisk liquid from sheet pan, remaining olive oil and lemon juice until combined; season with salt and pepper.

Step 5

Gently toss shrimp, tomatoes, pasta and dressing. Garnish with herbs before serving.


  • 8 lbs. medium raw shrimp, shelled, deveined
  • ¼ cup sweet paprika
  • 1 tsp saffron threads
  • 8 cloves garlic, minced
  • 2 cups dry white wine
  • 8 pounds heirloom tomatoes
  • 3 pounds Barilla Veggie Penne
  • ¾ cup extra virgin olive oil, divided
  • 1 cup fresh lemon juice
  • 1 cup loosely packed chervil leaves
  • 1 cup micro basil
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Nutritional Info

This information is per serving.

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 1
Servings Per Container serving

Amount Per Serving
Calories 432
Calories from Fat 90
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 10g
Saturated Fat 1g
Trans Fat 0g
Cholesterol 190mg
Sodium 886mg
Total Carbohydrate 552g
Dietary Fiber 8g
Sugars 6g
Protein 30g

Vitamin A 53%
Vitamin C 44%
Calcium 16%
Iron 15%
Allergy Information:
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
Please note: for the purpose of the nutritional assessment, total sodium does not include salt added to the cooking water. When salt is listed "as needed" in the ingredient list, 1 tsp total is included in the analysis.