Thursday, April 19, 2012

Orecchiette with Peas, Shrimp, and Buttermilk-Herb Dressing


Orecchiette with Peas, Shrimp, and Buttermilk-Herb Dressing

• Yield: 4 servings (serving size: 1 1/2 cups)
• Hands-on:30 Minutes
• Total:30 Minutes
Ingredients
• 8 ounces uncooked orecchiette pasta
• 1 cup shelled green peas (about 1 pound unshelled green peas) or frozen green peas
• 1/2 pound medium shrimp, peeled and deveined
• 1 cup thinly sliced radishes
• 1/3 cup reduced-fat mayonnaise
• 1/4 cup fat-free buttermilk
• 3 tablespoons minced fresh chives
• 1 tablespoon chopped fresh dill
• 1/2 teaspoon salt
• 1/2 teaspoon grated lemon rind
• 1 tablespoon fresh lemon juice
• 1/4 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
• 1/8 teaspoon ground red pepper
• 2 garlic cloves, minced
Preparation
1. Cook pasta according to package directions, omitting salt and fat. Add peas and shrimp during last 2 minutes of cooking. Drain and rinse with cold water; drain.
2. Combine pasta mixture and radishes in a large bowl. Combine mayonnaise and remaining ingredients in a small bowl; stir well with a whisk. Pour over pasta mixture, tossing to coat. Cover and let stand 20 minutes. Serve at room temperature, or cover and chill until ready to serve
Cooking Light JUNE 2011

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