Whole Wheat Pasta with Asparagus and Shrimp Recipe

A Whole Wheat Pasta salad with shrimp for protein and asparagus for nutrients to keep you going throughout the afternoon. This dish is best served cold or at room temperature. Enjoy!

Serves 1


1 1/2 oz Whole Wheat Penne Pasta
4 Asparagus Spears
6 oz Shrimp
1 oz Nonfat, Plain Greek Yogurt
1 tsp Low Fat Mayonnaise
2 tsp Fresh Dill
1/3 Whole Scallion
1 Lemon


1. In a large saucepan heat water to a boil. Add pasta and cook until there are five minutes remaining in boiling time, as per package instructions. Add chopped asparagus and peeled, deveined and cleaned shrimp, and finish cooking. Drain and run under cold water. Place in large bowl.

2. In a small bowl combine yogurt, mayonnaise, ½ T lemon juice, and chopped dill and scallions.

3. Add dressing to the cooked pasta and mix well, or serve dressing on the side.  Serve garnished with the rind.

This recipe is designed for Curves Nutrition Program Phases 1 and 2. For Phase 3, enjoy a side of fruit salad and yogurt. Calories 380, Fat 5g, Carbs 39g, Fiber 5.5g, Protein 45.5g

As a pasta salad, this dish is rich in complex carbohydrates and helps to keep you feeling full for longer. For more healthy pasta recipes that will help you maintain a balanced and sustainable diet, check out the Curves Nourish Blog. Here you’ll find delicious and nutritious recipes like Whole Wheat Pasta with Roasted Grape Tomatoes, Salmon, Mint & Pea Pasta and many more!

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