Creamy Garlic Pasta with Shrimp & Vegetables

Number of Servings: 4 (423 g)
Active Time: 20 min.
Total Time: 20 min.
Creamy Garlic Pasta with Shrimp & Vegetables

The creamy sauce for this pasta is based on plain yogurt, giving it a tangy that pairs perfectly with garlic and lemon juice for a robust sauce that perfectly complements asparagus and red peppers. If you don’t love dealing with shrimp, replace it with your favorite Guiding Stars-earning fish, such as tilapia or catfish.

Tip: To toast pine nuts, place in a small dry skillet and cook over medium-low heat, stirring, until fragrant (2-4 minutes).


  • 6 oz. whole-wheat spaghetti
  • 12 oz. shrimp, deveined and halved
  • 1 bunch asparagus, sliced
  • 1 bell pepper, thinly sliced
  • 1 cup peas
  • 3 garlic cloves, chopped
  • 1¼ tsp. salt
  • 1½ cups nonfat plain yogurt
  • ¼ cup chopped parsley
  • 3 Tbsp. lemon juice
  • 1 Tbsp. olive oil
  • ½ tsp. pepper
  • ¼ cup pine nuts, toasted


  1. Cook spaghetti according to package directions, less 2 minutes.
  2. To the undrained spaghetti, add shrimp, asparagus, bell pepper, and peas and cook until the pasta is tender and the shrimp are cooked (2-4 minutes). Drain well.
  3. Mash garlic and salt in a large bowl until a paste forms. Whisk in yogurt, parsley, lemon juice, oil, and pepper. Add the pasta mixture and toss to coat.
  4. Serve sprinkled with pine nuts.

Nutrition Facts

4 servings per container

Serving Size 423 g

Amount per serving
Calories 405
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 11.5g 15%
Saturated Fat 1.5g 8%
Trans Fat 0g
Polyunsaturated Fat 4g
Monounsaturated Fat 4.5g
Cholesterol 111mg 37%
Sodium 1270mg 55%
Total Carbohydrate 53g 19%
Dietary Fiber 9.5g 32%
Total Sugars 11g
Includes 0g Added Sugars 0%
Sugar Alcohol 0g
Other Carbohydrate 33g
Protein 27g
Vitamin D 1mcg 6%
Calcium 222.2mg 15%
Iron 5.6mg 35%
Potassium 755mg 15%
Vitamin A 306mcg 35%
Vitamin C 74.7mg 80%
Vitamin E 5.7mg 40%
Vitamin K 127.1mcg 110%
Thiamin 0.5mg 40%
Riboflavin 0.4mg 30%
Niacin 10.9mg 70%
Vitamin B6 0.6mg 35%
Folate 152.7mcg 38%
Vitamin B12 0.9mcg 40%
Biotin 1.1mcg 4%
Chloride 92.6mg 4%
Pantothenate 1.2mg 20%
Phosphorus 514.7mg 40%
Iodine 1mcg 0%
Magnesium 129.4mg 30%
Zinc 3.9mg 35%
Selenium 61.9mcg 110%
Copper 0.8mg 90%
Manganese 2.5mg 110%
Chromium 0.1mcg 0%
Molybdenum 9.7mcg 20%

* The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a serving of food contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.


Asparagus, Shrimp, Nonfat Plain Yogurt (cultured Pasteurized Milk, Salt, Enzymes), Whole Wheat Spaghetti (durum Whole Wheat Semolina, Niacin, Folic Acid, Ferrous Sulphate (iron), Riboflavin, Thiamine Mononitrate), Peas, Red Bell Pepper, Lemon Juice, Pine Nuts, Parsley, Olive Oil, Garlic, Salt, Black Pepper.

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