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Pasta - Warm Pasta Salad with Shrimp Recipe

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Submitted by gollygeewillikers

Makes 4 servings



Toss warm pasta with the tangy dressing so it will absorb more flavor. If you prefer to serve this salad chilled, make it up to a day ahead, toss, and refrigerate until you're ready to serve. Yield: 4 servings (serving size: about 2 cups)

Recipe Ingredients for Pasta - Warm Pasta Salad with Shrimp

3 cups uncooked whole wheat rotini
1/4 cup fresh lemon juice
1 1/2 tablespoons Dijon mustard
1 teaspoon minced fresh garlic
1/4 cup olive oil
1/2 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
1 pinch of salt
1 Cooking spray
12 ounces medium shrimp, peeled and deveined
1 1/2 cups chopped fresh spinach
1 cup canned cannellini beans, rinsed and drained
1/4 cup minced red onion
2 tablespoons chopped capers

Recipe Directions for Pasta - Warm Pasta Salad with Shrimp

  1. Cook pasta according to package directions, omitting salt and fat; drain.

  2. Combine juice, mustard, and garlic in a small bowl, stirring well with a whisk. Gradually add oil, stirring constantly with a whisk. Stir in salt and pepper.

  3. Heat a large nonstick skillet over medium-high heat. Coat pan with cooking spray. Add shrimp to pan; cook for 2 minutes or until done. Stir in spinach, cannellini beans, red onion, and 2 tablespoons capers; toss to combine. Add the pasta and juice mixture to shrimp mixture; toss.

Categories

Main Dish

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 231.6g
Amount Per Serving
Calories
528
Calories from Fat
148
% Daily Value*
Total Fat
16.5g
25%
Saturated Fat
2.0g
10%
Trans Fat
0.0g
Cholesterol
167mg
56%
Sodium
446mg
19%
Potassium
755mg
22%
Total Carbohydrates
61.7g
21%
Dietary Fiber
16.0g
64%
Sugars
3.3g
Protein
35.2g
Vitamin A 21% Vitamin C 22%
Calcium 12% Iron 47%
* Based on a 2000 calorie diet

Nutritional details are an estimate and should only be used as a guide for approximation.
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Health Information

Nutrition Grade
96% confidence
B
  Good points
  • Low in saturated fat
  • Low in sugar
  • High in dietary fiber
  •   Bad points
  • High in cholesterol
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