Recipe: Warm Pasta Salad with Shrimp

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Posted on May 20, 2014 at 4:19 PM

Updated Tuesday, May 20 at 4:19 PM

3 cups uncooked farfalle (bow tie pasta)
1/4 cup fresh lemon juice
1 1/2 tablespoons Dijon mustard
1 teaspoon minced fresh garlic
1/4 cup olive oil
1/2 teaspoon kosher salt
1 tablespoon Cajun Seasoning
1 teaspoon cayenne pepper (optional)
1/2 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
Cooking spray
12 ounces medium shrimp, peeled and deveined
1 1/2 cups chopped fresh spinach
1 cup canned cannellini beans, rinsed and drained
1/4 cup minced red onion
2 tablespoons chopped capers

Preparation
1. Cook pasta according to package directions, omitting salt and fat; drain.

2. Combine juice, mustard, cajun seasoning, cayenne pepper (optional), and garlic in a small bowl, stirring well with a whisk. Gradually add oil, stirring constantly with a whisk. Stir in salt and pepper.

3. Heat a large nonstick skillet over medium-high heat. Coat pan with cooking spray. Add shrimp to pan; cook for 2 minutes or until done. Stir in spinach, cannellini beans, red onion, and 2 tablespoons capers; toss to combine. Add the pasta and juice mixture to shrimp mixture; toss.
 

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