Thursday, 24 March 2011

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Easy Pasta with Shrimps


Preparation & Cooking Time: 20 minutes

Ingredients:
- 250g rye wholegrain pasta
- 2 TBS olive oil
- Sprinkle of salt (optional, skip this for babies)
- Water sufficient to cover the pasta
- A handful of frozen green peas
- A handful of cooked frozen shrimps
- Sprinkle of dried herbs (basil or herbs de provence, etc.)
- Salt to taste

Directions:
1. Bring water to a rapid boil, then add 1 TBS of olive oil and salt.

2. Add pasta, cover lid and turn off heat.

3. Let stand on the stove for 15 minutes or until cooked.

4. Drain pasta and add in a handful of green peas and a handful of frozen shrimps, herbs, 1 TBS of olive oil and salt and mix well.

Additional Information:
I am feeling very lazy this evening, thus i decided to make a very simple dinner. This is fast and easy, yet healthy with green peas and olive oil over wholewheat pasta. J enjoyed it, and he is getting very good at eating the pasta with a baby fork. The only thing is he refused to eat the green peas.... arrrgghhh. Thankfully, I have hidden broccoli puree in his toddler porridge breakfast already, so he still gets his nutrition from vegetables :-)

References:
http://www.babycenter.com/0_dinners-kids-will-come-running-for_64335.bc?showAll=true

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