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Creamy Garlic Pasta with Shrimp & Vegetables

May/June 2010

Your rating: None Average: 3.5 (590 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

12/28/2013
Anonymous
Don't bother

Wired combination that doesn't go well together and simply wastes time, money and effort on making a disappointing meal.

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09/15/2013
Anonymous
Needs tweaking

I cooked this with many tweaks. I only made one serving of this, so it was easy. cooked quinoa pasta and peas in one boiling water pot ( why does everyone here hate the peas in this?). I then cooked the shrimp in garlic, olive oil, lemon, white wine & red pepper.
I mixed plain, regular yogurt with sour cream & lemon in the bottom of a bowl. Then when all was done, I added the pasta, peas & shrimp to the bowl & mixed it all in. Added parmesan, pine nuts & parsley and I thought is was pretty good & filling! I'm eating my dinner in halves tonight!

Easy
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09/11/2013
Anonymous
Good recipe with a tweak next time

Omit the peas, wrong flavor and texture for this combo. Added more garlic and lemon juice. Loved the yogurt sauce, but reduced the amount. Very tasty.

Loved the tang from the yogurt, garlic and lemon.
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08/21/2013
Anonymous
Delicious

I made this for my husband and father in law and we all loved it. It's a little tangy but I like that, creamy and I didn't feel guilty about eating it.

Fresh and light
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08/03/2013
Anonymous
Great except for the tangy, off-taste of the sauce

I am a registered dietitian and I loved the idea of this recipe but agree with many comments that the flavor is a bit too tangy and the texture too runny. I used plain Greek yogurt instead (personalrd.com) and the result was much better!

Lots of veggies, lower fat than alfredo sauce
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