Shells with Shrimp and Fruit
1 pound Medium Shells, Mostaccioli or other medium pasta shape, uncooked
12 oz. cooked, peeled medium shrimp
1 16-oz. can chickpeas (garbanzo beans), drained
1 20-oz. can pineapple chunks in juice, drained, 2 tbsp. juice reserved
2 large, ripe mangoes or peaches, peeled and diced
1 bunch scallions, sliced
2 tbsp. chopped fresh cilantro
2 tbsp. fresh lime juice
Salt and pepper to taste
Prepare pasta according to package directions. While pasta is cooking, stir together all the other ingredients, including reserved pineapple juice, in a large bowl. When pasta is done, drain and rinse in cold water; drain again. Toss in the pasta, season with salt and pepper and serve immediately.
Note: If you do not plan to serve immediately, do not add the pineapple, mangoes or peaches. Stir the fruit into the pasta just before serving.