Recipe by Cooking Light June 1997

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Yield:
7 servings (serving size: 1 cup)
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Ingredients

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Directions

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  • Drain oysters, reserving 1/3 cup juice, and set both aside.

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  • Combine chopped green onions, skim milk, diced tasso, and garlic in a medium saucepan, and cook milk mixture over medium-low heat 10 minutes, stirring occasionally.

  • Place flour in a small bowl. Add reserved oyster juice, stirring with a whisk until blended, and add to milk mixture. Cook oyster juice mixture over medium heat 4 minutes or until thick, stirring constantly. Add oysters, chopped parsley, and Cajun-Creole Seasoning; cook 4 minutes or until edges of oysters curl. Combine oyster mixture and pasta in a large bowl; toss well. Garnish with basil sprigs, if desired.

  • Note: If you cannot find tasso you can substitute 2/3 cup diced smoked pork chops.

Nutrition Facts

267 calories; calories from fat 11%; fat 3.4g; saturated fat 0.9g; mono fat 0.8g; poly fat 0.8g; protein 14.6g; carbohydrates 43.4g; fiber 2.4g; cholesterol 35mg; iron 5.5mg; sodium 288mg; calcium 150mg.
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