Pesto Shrimp With Homemade Pesto Recipe

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Sheila Owens Modified: March 23, 2022
Pesto Shrimp With Homemade Pesto Recipe

How To Make Pesto Shrimp With Homemade Pesto

You can’t get enough of this pesto shrimp made with homemade pesto and garnished with Parmesan cheese. Perfect for a weeknight meal.

Preparation: 15 minutes
Cooking: 10 minutes
Total: 25 minutes



  • 1cuppesto,divided
  • 1lbshrimp,peeled and deveined
  • ½cupparmesan cheese


  1. Add the shrimp to the pesto (reserve two tablespoons) and let sit for 15 minutes.

  2. Heat a large skillet over medium-high heat and add the shrimp (scrape off the pesto) to the pan, cooking on each side for 1 to 2 minutes.

  3. Transfer to a bowl and toss with the remaining pesto then garnish with Parmesan cheese before serving.


  • Calories: 253.02kcal
  • Fat: 18.23g
  • Saturated Fat: 4.14g
  • Trans Fat: 0.01g
  • Monounsaturated Fat: 1.07g
  • Polyunsaturated Fat: 0.29g
  • Carbohydrates: 4.65g
  • Fiber: 0.76g
  • Sugar: 0.10g
  • Protein: 16.99g
  • Cholesterol: 107.25mg
  • Sodium: 1051.74mg
  • Calcium: 263.19mg
  • Potassium: 96.83mg
  • Iron: 1.41mg
  • Vitamin A: 66.48µg
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