Fasta Pasta cooking guide: 3 Quick and Easy Grilled Fasta Pasta

Fasta Pasta cooking guide. You can cook all kinds of dishes with it – from appetizers all the way down to desserts. So even if you’re craving something as random as a pasta dish, you can count on your grill for one that has a rich smoky flavor.

Here are 3 easy-to-follow grilled pasta dishes to satisfy your craving:

1. Tropical Grilled Shrimp Pasta

What you need:

  • 3 cups rotini pasta, cooked
  • 3/4 kg. large shrimp, peeled and deveined
  • 1/2 fresh pineapple, peeled, cored, and chopped
  • 1 large red onion, chopped
  • 1 large red bell pepper, chopped
  • 1 jalapeno pepper, seeded and minced
  • 1/2 cup fresh orange juice
  • 1/3 cup fresh lime juice
  • Wooden skewers

Combine pineapple, onion, bell pepper, jalapeno pepper, orange juice, and lime juice in a medium bowl. Mix ingredients well then set aside. Thread shrimp onto wooden skewers then cook on a pre-heated grill over high heat for 2-3 minutes per side or until shrimps are cooked through. Remove from heat. Pour pineapple mixture over cooked pasta and toss. Top with grilled shrimp. Serve immediately.

2. Healthy Grilled Chicken Pasta Salad

What you need:

  • 2 cups rotini pasta, cooked
  • 2 boneless and skinless chicken breast halves
  • 1 lemon, juiced
  • 1 1/4 cup baby spinach leaves
  • 1/2 cup vegetable oil
  • 1/4 cup chopped fresh basil leaves
  • 1/4 cup grated Parmesan cheese
  • 1 pinch of garlic salt
  • Salt and new ground black pepper to taste

Season chicken breast halves with salt and ground black pepper then cook on a pre-heated grill over medium-high heat for 12-15 minutes per side or until chicken is cooked through. Slice chicken into cubes then set aside. In a large bowl, whisk together lemon juice, vegetable oil, basil leaves, and Parmesan cheese. Add spinach leaves, pasta, and chicken breast cubes and toss to coat—season with garlic salt.

3. Easy Grilled Salmon Linguine

What you need:

  • 1 cup linguine, cooked
  • 3/4 cup cooked salmon, flaked into bite-sized pieces
  • 1/2 lemon, sliced
  • 1/2 cup chopped yellow bell pepper
  • 1/4 cup diced onion
  • 6 tablespoons skim milk
  • 2 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil
  • 2 tablespoons butter
  • 1 tablespoon cream cheese
  • 1 teaspoon chopped fresh dill

Heat olive oil and melt butter in a medium saucepan over medium-high heat then cook yellow bell pepper and onion until softened, about 8-10 minutes. Stir in cream cheese, milk and salmon. Allow to simmer for about 5 minutes until cooked through. Pour mixture over cooked pasta and toss to coat well. Garnish with lemon slices and dill. Serve immediately.

Try cooking these quick and easy grilled pasta dishes the next time you bring out your grill and you’ll surely have a fulfilling meal!

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