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Sesame Noodles with Shrimp & Snap Peas Recipe

Sesame Noodles with Shrimp & Snap Peas Recipe

Stir-fries and busy nights are a meal match made in heaven. For a boost of vibrant color and freshness, I sometimes stir in chopped cilantro just before I serve it from the pan. —Nedra Schell, Fort Worth, Texas
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 25 min. YIELD:4 servings

Ingredients

  • 8 ounces uncooked whole wheat linguine
  • 1 tablespoon canola oil
  • 1 pound uncooked medium shrimp, peeled and deveined
  • 2 cups fresh sugar snap peas, trimmed
  • 1/8 teaspoon salt
  • 1/8 teaspoon crushed red pepper flakes
  • 3/4 cup reduced-fat Asian toasted sesame salad dressing

Directions

  • 1. Cook linguine according to package directions for al dente.
  • 2. Meanwhile, in a large skillet, heat oil over medium-high heat. Add shrimp, peas, salt and pepper flakes; stir-fry 2-3 minutes or until shrimp turn pink and peas are crisp-tender.
  • 3. Drain linguine, reserving 1/4 cup pasta water. Add pasta, pasta water and salad dressing to shrimp mixture; toss to combine. Yield: 4 servings.

Nutritional Facts

1-1/2 cups equals 418 calories, 10 g fat (1 g saturated fat), 138 mg cholesterol, 646 mg sodium, 60 g carbohydrate, 8 g fiber, 29 g protein.

Wine Pairings

Light-Bodied White Wine

Enjoy this recipe with a light-bodied white wine such as Sauvignon Blanc or Pinot Grigio.