Campanelle with Citrus-Saffron Cream and Shrimp

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White wine, citrus, and saffron provide the flavor while the shrimp, radish, almonds and nutrient rich watercress provide the texture.
Recipe by Chef Alex Hoefer.


Step 1

Bring a large pot of water to a boil and season with salt, cook the pasta for half the recommended time then drain and toss with some oil. Place onto a sheet tray then into the fridge to cool down.

Step 2

Meanwhile, in a large rondo, add the white wine and orange juice and bring to a simmer.

Step 3

When the liquid is reduced by half, add the saffron and reduce the liquid until thickened.

Step 4

Add heavy cream, bring to a simmer then reduce to a simmer.

Step 5

Remove from the heat and season with salt and white pepper.

Step 6

In a separate pan, add the olive oil, and heat over medium. Sear the shrimp on both sides, making sure to cook well. Add the preserved lemon, shallots, and garlic, and saute for 1 minute.

Step 7

Add the shrimp to the cream sauce and bring to a simmer.

Step 8

Add the pasta and cook for 1 minute.

Step 9

Remove the skillet from the heat and fold in the watercress.

Step 10

Garnish with radish, chives, and Marcona almonds.


  • Barilla® Campanelle
  • Ingredients for the saffron cream:
  • 3 qts heavy cream
  • 1 ½ cup dry white wine
  • ¼ tsp saffron threads
  • Ingredients for the garnish:
  • 1 lb medium shrimp, peeled and deveined
  • 6 ea radish, sliced thin
  • ½ cup Marcona almonds, crushed
  • ½ lb watercress
  • 4 tbsp chives, finely sliced
  • ½ cup extra virgin olive oil
  • 3 ea garlic cloves, chopped
  • ½ cup shallot, minced
  • ¼ cup preserved lemon peel, minced
Recipe Type:
Chef Recommended Cuts
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Nutritional Info

This information is per serving.

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 250g
Servings Per Container 24

Amount Per Serving
Calories 710
Calories from Fat 459
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 51gg
Saturated Fat 29gg
Trans Fat 1.5gg
Cholesterol 160mgmg
Sodium 150mgmg
Total Carbohydrate 49gg
Dietary Fiber 2gg
Sugars 7gg
Protein 14gg

Vitamin A %
Vitamin C %
Calcium 111mg%
Iron 2mg%
Allergy Information: Contains egg, fish, milk, peanut, shellfish, soy, tree nuts, wheat.
*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.