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Creamy Garlic Pasta with Shrimp & Vegetables

May/June 2010

Your rating: None Average: 3.5 (592 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

73 Reviews for Creamy Garlic Pasta with Shrimp & Vegetables

06/03/2014
Anonymous
Good with a few tweaks

The reason there are so many complaints about the sauce flavor is because low fat or fat free yogurt is just so wrong. Use real yogurt people! Look at the difference in calories between reduced fat yogurt and the good stuff. Not a big difference. And look at all the ingredients you can't pronounce in the low fat yogurt. You don't want that in your bod. For this recipe I use plain goat yogurt and it's awesome. Any plain whole yogurt would be good! You might be tempted to try with Greek yogurt, but don't! (It's too thick to make nice creamy sauce.)

I use whatever veggies I have on hand like sugar snap peas and broccoli rabe. I added some shallots to the sauce too. So so good!

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06/03/2014
Anonymous
Good with a few tweaks

The reason there are so many complaints about the sauce flavor is because low fat or fat free yogurt is just so wrong. Use real yogurt people! Look at the difference in calories between reduced fat yogurt and the good stuff. Not a big difference. And look at all the ingredients you can't pronounce in the low fat yogurt. You don't want that in your bod. For this recipe I use plain goat yogurt and it's awesome. Any plain whole yogurt would be good! You might be tempted to try with Greek yogurt, but don't! (It's too thick to make nice creamy sauce.)

I use whatever veggies I have on hand like sugar snap peas and broccoli rabe. I added some shallots to the sauce too. So so good!

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03/04/2014
Anonymous
Don't waste your time

The sauce was awful! We rinsed off the veggies, shrimp, and pasta to salvage something edible. The sauce tasted like sour chalk. I cook with yogurt very frequently and thought this would be good but I was so very wrong.

Good veggie and shrimp mix
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01/05/2014
Anonymous

I liked how easy it was to make, and I liked the ingredients. My husband loved this recipe whereas I couldn't even finish a plate. I found tangy and bland. To me, it simply tasted like plain yogurt on noodles. I won't be making it again and I am very thankful I didn't serve it to anyone but my husband

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01/05/2014
Anonymous

I liked how easy it was to make, and I liked the ingredients. My husband loved this recipe whereas I couldn't even finish a plate. I found tangy and bland. To me, it simply tasted like plain yogurt on noodles. I won't be making it again and I am very thankful I didn't serve it to anyone but my husband

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