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Creamy Garlic Pasta with Shrimp & Vegetables

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From EatingWell:  May/June 2010

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.

4 servings, about 2 cups each | Active Time: 30 minutes | Total Time: 30 minutes

Ingredients

Preparation

  1. 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.
  2. 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).

Nutrition

Per serving : 385 Calories; 6 g Fat; 1 g Sat; 3 g Mono; 168 mg Cholesterol; 53 g Carbohydrates; 34 g Protein; 10 g Fiber; 658 mg Sodium; 887 mg Potassium

3 Carbohydrate Serving

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

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