Creamy Vegetable and Shrimp Pasta

INGREDIENTS:

  • 1 1/2 cups whole wheat pasta
  • 12 oz raw shrimp – devein, peel and cut into 1 inch pieces 3 cloves of roughly chopped garlic
  • 1 cup peas
  • 1 bunch sliced asparagus
  • 1 thinly sliced red pepper
  • 1 ½ cups low fat or non-fat yoghurt 1 ¼ tsp kosher salt
  • 3 tbsp lemon juice
  • ½ tsp ground black pepper
  • 1/4 toasted pine nuts
  • 1/4 cup chopped parsley
  • 1 tbsp olive oil

INSTRUCTIONS:

  1. Bring a medium sized pot of water to the boil and then add the spaghetti. Cook according to package instructions.
  2. Once the spaghetti is 2 minutes from being done add the bell pepper, peas, shrimp and asparagus and cook until shrimp is done and then drain.
  3. In a separate bowl combine and mash the salt and garlic to form a paste.
  4. Stir the yoghurt, lemon juice, oil, parsley and pepper into the paste.
  5. Toss everything together – the pasta mixture with the paste – and sprinkle with nuts if you like.

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