Shrimp and Pasta Recipe

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Submitted by krissydawn16

Makes 4 servings



Toss a garlicky, Middle Eastern-inspired yogurt sauce with pasta, shrimp, asparagus, peas and red bell pepper for a fresh, satisfying summer meal. Serve with: Slices of cucumber and tomato tossed with lemon juice and olive oil. http://www.eatingwell.com/recipes/garlicky_shrimp_vegetable_pasta.html

Recipe Ingredients for Shrimp and Pasta

6 ounces whole wheat spaghetti
12 ounces raw shrimp
1 cup fresh or frozen peas
3 cloves garlic, chopped
1 1/2 cups nonfat or low-fat plain yogurt
3 tablespoons lemon juice
1 tablespoon extra-virgin olive oil

Recipe Directions for Shrimp and Pasta

  1. PREPARATION

  2. Bring a large pot of water to a boil. Add spaghetti and cook 2 minutes less than package directions. Add shrimp, asparagus, bell pepper and peas and cook until the pasta is tender and the shrimp are cooked, 2 to 4 minutes more. Drain well.

  3. Mash garlic and salt in a large bowl until a paste forms. Whisk in yogurt, parsley, lemon juice, oil and pepper. Add the pasta mixture and toss to coat. Serve sprinkled with pine nuts (if using).

Categories

Main Dish

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 276.5g
Amount Per Serving
Calories
262
Calories from Fat
55
% Daily Value*
Total Fat
6.1g
9%
Saturated Fat
1.7g
9%
Trans Fat
0.0g
Cholesterol
171mg
57%
Sodium
285mg
12%
Potassium
456mg
13%
Total Carbohydrates
25.2g
8%
Dietary Fiber
4.2g
17%
Sugars
9.0g
Protein
27.1g
Vitamin A 22% Vitamin C 21%
Calcium 22% Iron 21%
* 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
A
  Good points
  • High in phosphorus
  • Very high in selenium
  • High in vitamin B12
  •   Bad points
  • Very high in cholesterol
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