Shrimp and Artichoke Pasta Recipe

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Edel Published: February 26, 2021 Modified: September 23, 2021
Shrimp and Artichoke Pasta Recipe

How To Make Shrimp and Artichoke Pasta Recipe

This Shrimp and Artichoke Pasta has a distinct flavor brought by seasoned shrimp together with artichoke hearts and peas all coated with tasty basil pesto.

Preparation: 15 minutes
Cooking: 15 minutes
Total: 30 minutes



  • ½lblinguine,such as fettuccine, spaghetti, or other pasta
  • ¼cupbasil pesto,prepared, or spinach, arugula, or kale pesto
  • 2tbspextra-virgin olive oil
  • 1clovegarlic,finely minced
  • 1lbshrimp,(21 to 30 count) raw, peeled, deveined
  • 1cuppeas,frozen
  • 8ozartichoke heart quarters,frozen, thawed, cut in half lengthwise
  • cupgreen onions,thinly sliced, greens included
  • cupfresh parsley,minced
  • salt and freshly ground black pepper,to taste


  1. Heat a large pot of salted water (4 quarts of water, 2 tablespoons salt) on high heat until boiling.

  2. Add the pasta. Cook uncovered on high heat with a vigorous boil for about 10 minutes until al dente (cooked but still a little firm), or according to the pasta package for al dente.

  3. Once the pasta is done, and before draining the pasta, scoop out 1 cup of the pasta cooking liquid and reserve.

  4. Drain the pasta.

  5. Toss the pasta with the pesto and keep it warm.

  6. Heat the oil in a large skillet over medium-high heat.

  7. Add the garlic and shrimp and cook, stirring, for 1 minute, until the shrimp is pink but not quite cooked through.

  8. Add the peas and artichokes, lower the heat to medium, cover and cook for an additional 1 minute.

  9. Add the green onions and parsley, reduce the heat to low.

  10. Add the pasta and about ⅓ cup of the reserved cooking water.

  11. Toss to coat evenly. Add more cooking water if the pasta is still a little too dry.

  12. Season with salt and pepper.

  13. Serve immediately.


  • Calories: 470.94kcal
  • Fat: 14.42g
  • Saturated Fat: 2.17g
  • Trans Fat: 0.02g
  • Monounsaturated Fat: 5.27g
  • Polyunsaturated Fat: 1.49g
  • Carbohydrates: 57.66g
  • Fiber: 7.64g
  • Sugar: 4.38g
  • Protein: 27.94g
  • Cholesterol: 144.22mg
  • Sodium: 874.92mg
  • Calcium: 153.84mg
  • Potassium: 618.59mg
  • Iron: 3.24mg
  • Vitamin A: 101.04µg
  • Vitamin C: 29.58mg
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