Creamy Garlic Pasta with Shrimp & Vegetables

May/June 2010

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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.

"Nope! I love the vegie & shrimp combo in this but the sauce adds a funky tart flavor. Don't ruin the good veggies & shrimp "
Creamy Garlic Pasta with Shrimp & Vegetables

79 Reviews for Creamy Garlic Pasta with Shrimp & Vegetables

tasty w/some mods

substituted 8 oz can of cream of mushroom soup and 1/2 cup of lactaid (didn't have yogurt) and added paprika and a bit more garlic. left out the lemon juice. DELICIOUS!! very flavorful. will make again!

low calorie, low fuss, quick dish

This was great- I used green beans instead and a little grated parmesan.

Halve the lemon juice, add cilantro and basil

This was pretty plain when I was done, and I stopped at 1.5 tbs of lemon juice because it was about to become too much. So I added 1/4 cup cilantro and a bit of basil to taste. It worked perfecty, and was very good. If you find your sauce too liquidy, boil off the liquid until the sauce sticks to the pasta and until there is none that sinks to the bottom. Although I like asparagus, I think something else, like broccoli or green pepper would work better in this recipe.

Great with a few tweeks!

Used rotissere chicken from grocery store instead of shrimp. Also added some low sodium non-fat chicken broth. This really helped cut the "yogart" taste. Also added a lot more cooked garlic. My family is from the south and loves good food! They actually thought this was a cream sauce!!!!

Fast, easy healthy

Doubled the recipe and between 5 people it was gone in 1 sitting! I may use a little less lemon juice next time.


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