Shrimp Pesto Pasta Recipe

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Claudia Castro Modified: April 21, 2022
Shrimp Pesto Pasta Recipe

How To Make Shrimp Pesto Pasta

Enjoy a hearty shrimp pesto pasta packed with sautéed shrimp and cherry tomatoes, tossed in extra parmesan cheese before serving, for a flavorful meal!

Preparation: 10 minutes
Cooking: 10 minutes
Total: 20 minutes

Serves:

Ingredients

  • 10ozdry spaghetti,or linguine, or fettuccine
  • ¾cupbasil pesto
  • 1lbshrimp,medium to large, peeled, deveined
  • 1tbspolive oil
  • 1tspItalian seasoning,*
  • salt and pepper,to taste
  • ¼cupparmesan cheese
  • 1cupcherry tomatoes,halved
  • parsley,chopped, optional garnish

Instructions

  1. Bring a large pot of salted water to a boil and cook the pasta according to package directions.

  2. Heat the olive oil in a large pan over high heat. Add the shrimp and sprinkle with Italian seasoning, salt, and pepper.

  3. Cook for 2 to 4 minutes or until shrimp is just pink and opaque. Turn off the heat.

  4. Drain the pasta and add it to the pan with the shrimp. Stir in the pesto.

  5. Add the cherry tomatoes and parmesan cheese to the pan.

  6. Garnish with chopped parsley, serve, and enjoy!

Recipe Notes

*Or equal parts garlic powder dried basil and dried oregano.

Nutrition

  • Calories: 591.15kcal
  • Fat: 24.19g
  • Saturated Fat: 4.67g
  • Trans Fat: 0.02g
  • Monounsaturated Fat: 3.52g
  • Polyunsaturated Fat: 1.19g
  • Carbohydrates: 60.87g
  • Fiber: 4.06g
  • Sugar: 3.15g
  • Protein: 31.13g
  • Cholesterol: 153.21mg
  • Sodium: 1288.18mg
  • Calcium: 288.30mg
  • Potassium: 428.31mg
  • Iron: 3.24mg
  • Vitamin A: 111.85µg
  • Vitamin C: 10.00mg
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