Pasta with Oysters and Tasso
Pasta with Oysters and Tasso might be just the side dish you are searching for. One portion of this dish contains approximately 12g of protein, 1g of fat, and a total of 283 calories. This recipe serves 7. If you have angel hair, cajun-creole seasoning, garlic clove, and a few other ingredients on hand, you can make it. It is a good option if you're following a pescatarian diet. From preparation to the plate, this recipe takes around 45 minutes.
Drain oysters, reserving 1/3 cup juice, and set both aside.
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.