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Creamy Garlic Pasta with Shrimp & Vegetables

May/June 2010

Your rating: None Average: 3.6 (542 votes)

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.



READER'S COMMENT:
"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 Recipe

71 Reviews for Creamy Garlic Pasta with Shrimp & Vegetables

11/11/2010
Anonymous

We made this just as the recipe stated. We liked it but didn't love it and our kids (8 & 3) didn't much care for it except for the shrimp (and the asparagus for the older one). I loved how quick and easy it was to make, especially with putting everything in one pot to cook. I was happy with the way the veggies were cooked but felt the sauce needs 'tweaking' a bit. Just a bit - sour or something. Will look at all of the suggestions again.

I think I would saute the garlic - odd that it was uncooked. I would also add a bit less lemon juice. We didn't find it salty. I would like to also add a bit of grilled chicken to make it more filling, but that would also add to the amount of time. Like the idea of a bit of paprika and cayenne pepper to add a bit of zing to it.

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11/05/2010
Anonymous

I don't eat wheat but would substitute quinoa spaghetti; however the carbs are much higher.

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11/05/2010
Anonymous

Can't wait to make this wonderful recipe.

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11/04/2010
Anonymous

Instead of peas and yogurt I added spinach and sour cream. Very good!

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10/25/2010

OMG!!! This recipe is sooo good!! I couldn't find American style plain yogurt so I used plain low-fat Greek yogurt and it made the recipe even creamier. And it was very easy to make. This is definitely a recipe worth cooking.

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