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Grilled Shrimp Pasta Salad

Grilled Shrimp Pasta Salad

Tired of having the same, boring roti sabji daily in your meals? Try this yummy, easy to make, low calorie pasta filled with mouth-watering grilled shrimps and vegetables.

Cooking time: 20 minutes
Grilling: 10 mins
Makes: 2-3 servings

Ingredients:
Penne pasta - 3 cups
Shrimps (cleaned) - 1 cup
Red capsicum - ½
Yellow capsicum- ½
Onion - 1
Sweet corn (boiled) - ½ cup
Chopped garlic- 1 tsp
Olive oil- 1 table spoon
Black pepper powder- ½ tsp
Oregano - ½ tsp
Basil - 5-6 no
Chilli flakes- ½ tsp
Balsamic vinegar or fresh lime juice - 1 Tbsp
Parmesan cheese- 1 tbsp (optional)
Salt to taste

Method:
• Boil 6 cups of water in a saucepan and cook the pasta in boiling water till aldente. Drain the pasta in a colander, rinse it under running water and keep aside (do not use oil and salt).
• Dice onion, red and yellow capsicum.
• Brush the vegetables and shrimp lightly with olive oil and grill them on griller or non stick griller for 10 minutes, turning occasionally.
• In a non stick pan, heat 1 tablespoon of olive oil and sauté garlic for a few seconds.
• Add the grilled shrimps, vegetables, sweet corn and sauté for a few minutes.
• Add oregano, black pepper powder, chilli flakes, basil and salt to taste and toss everything together gently.
• Lastly, add balsemic vinegar and parmesan cheese and mix well.
• Serve hot.

Note:

For a creamy texture, you can whisk ¼ cup of plain yogurt and pour it over the pasta.

Vegetarians can use paneer / tofu or boiled soya chunks instead of shrimps.

Avoid adding cheese to keep it low calorie.

You can also refrigerate the pasta and serve it cold.

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