Creamy Garlic Pasta with shrimp and vegetables

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Nutritional Info
  • Servings Per Recipe: 4
  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories: 361.2
  • Total Fat: 13.6 g
  • Cholesterol: 171.3 mg
  • Sodium: 1,043.7 mg
  • Total Carbs: 34.8 g
  • Dietary Fiber: 8.3 g
  • Protein: 30.0 g

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Introduction

This is a quick easy summer fun pasta dish that my family loved also I added pre-cooked chicken on top of the shrimp This is a quick easy summer fun pasta dish that my family loved also I added pre-cooked chicken on top of the shrimp
Number of Servings: 4

Ingredients

    6 ounces whole- wheat spaghetti
    12 ounces peeled and deveiend raw shrimp ( cut into 1- inch pices )
    1 bunch apsparagus, trimmed and thinly sliced
    1 cup freash or frozen peas
    3 cloves garlic , chopped
    1 1/4 teaspoon kosher salt
    1 1/2 cups nonfat or low-fat plain yogurt
    1/4 cup chopped falt leaf parsley
    3 tablespoon s lemon juice
    1 tablespoon extra-virgin olive oil
    1/2 teaspoon freashly ground peper
    1/4 cup pine nut ( optional) i left them out
    1 red pepper chopped up

Directions

4 servings and 2 cups each / active time 30 mins / total time 30 mins



Preparation:

1. Bring a large pot of water to a boil. And spaghetti and cook 2 minutes less that package directions. Add shirmp, thats when i added the pre-cooked diced chicken pieces, asparagus, the bell pepper, and peas and cook until pasta is tender and shrimp is cooked , 2-4 mins more drain well.

2. Mash garlic and slat in a large bowl until a paste forms. whisk in yogurt , parsley , lemon juice, oil , and pepper , and the the pasta mixture and toss to coat . serve sprinkle pine nuts if using ( i didnt i use parmesen cheese)


Nutrition :
per serving 385 calories , 6g fat , 1 g sat, 3 g mono , 168mg cholestrol , 53g carbohydrates, 34g protein, 10 g fiber, 658mg soduim ; 887 mg potassium

Exchanges : 2 1/2 starches , 1 vegetable, 1/2 low-fat milk , 3 lean meat


Tip: to toast the pine nuts, place in a small dry skillet and cook over medium -low heat stirring , until fragrant 2-4 mins

Number of Servings: 4

Recipe submitted by SparkPeople user MBOYD1027.

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  • SOunds yummy and is now in my meal plan for this week. I look forward to posting the ratings! - 6/6/10

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