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Pasta, Peas and Shrimp Salad - Dietitian's Choice Recipe
Pasta, Peas and Shrimp Salad - Dietitian's Choice Recipe

Category: Entree Salad | Serves: 8

(86 ratings)

Nutrition Information:
Calories: 200
Protein: 13 g
Carbs: 26 g
Fat: 5 g
Saturated Fat: 0 g
Sodium: 223 mg
Fiber: 2 g

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Take this salad to your next get together or enjoy for lunch or dinner with a whole grain roll.
Ingredients:
12 ounces fresh or frozen peeled and deveined medium-sized shrimp
8 ounces dried rotini pasta (optional: may use other pasta shapes like radiatore or gemelli)
1 6-ounce package of frozen snow peas
1 red sweet bell pepper, seeded and chopped
4 green onions, sliced
1/4 cup white-wine vinegar
2 tablespoons vegetable oil
2 tablespoons low-sodium soy sauce
1/4 teaspoon crushed red pepper
Nonfat cooking spray
Directions:
1 Thaw shrimp if frozen.
2 Cook pasta according to package instructions. Add snow peas to pasta water about 1 minute before pasta is done cooking. Drain in a colander then return pasta and peas to the pot.
3 Add bell pepper and green onions and toss well. Cover and set aside.
4 Place vinegar, oil, soy sauce and red pepper in an airtight container, cover, then shake to combine ingredients for vinaigrette.
5 Spray skillet with cooking spray and heat over medium-high heat. Add shrimp and cook until opaque.
6 Place pasta mixture in a large serving bowl. Add shrimp and toss well. Drizzle vinaigrette then toss until well coated then serve.
7 ENJOY!

Ratings & Reviews
(86 ratings)
nice
Reviewed By: zacy
its nice my sis liked it
Jan 11, 2007
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