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Rotini Recipes

Rotini with Seared Shrimp and Avocado-Chimichurri Sauce

Main Dish
Makes 4 Servings
Prep Time
5 minutes
Cooking Time
20 minutes
Total Time
25 minutes
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Made with



  • 1 box Dreamfields Rotini
  • 1 pound large shrimp peeled and deveined
  • 1/4 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon smoked paprika
  • 1/4 teaspoon sea salt
  • 1/8 teaspoon chipotle chili powder
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1 cup cherry tomatoes

Avocado-Chimichurri Sauce

  • 3/4 cup fresh cilantro
  • 1/4 cup fresh oregano
  • 1 clove garlic
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon crushed red pepper flakes
  • 1/4 teaspoon smoked paprika
  • 3 tablespoons fresh lime juice
  • 3 tablespoons red wine vinegar
  • 3 small avocados cut into chunks


  1. In medium bowl, combine shrimp, garlic powder, 1/4 teaspoon paprika, 1/4 teaspoon salt and the chipotle chili powder; toss well to coat shrimp. Set aside.
  2. For sauce, place cilantro, oregano, garlic, salt, red pepper flakes, paprika, lime juice and vinegar in bowl of food processor. Pulse 5 to 10 times to chop herbs. Add avocados; process until mixture is very smooth.
  3. Prepare pasta according to package directions. Place in large bowl.
  4. Meanwhile, heat 1 tablespoon oil in large skillet over medium-high heat. Add seasoned shrimp. Sear shrimp 2 to 3 minutes per side or until cooked through. Remove shrimp from skillet: set aside. Add cherry tomatoes to skillet. Cook 3 to 4 minutes, just until tomatoes have a slight char, stirring occasionally.
  5. Add Avocado-Chimichurri sauce to pasta. Toss to coat well. Add shrimp and cherry tomatoes; toss to combine.

Note: Recipe prepared with shrimp that have not been treated or frozen with seawater or brine solutions which increases the sodium level.

Nutrition Facts

400 Calories

53g Carbohydrates

1g Saturated Fat

383mg Sodium

11g Fat

23g Protein

104mg Cholesterol

10g Dietary Fiber

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