Quick and Easy Shrimp Pesto

Sustainably sourced Northern shrimp (Pandalus borealis) with basil pesto and pasta.

Quick and Easy Shrimp Pesto

Sustainably sourced Northern shrimp (Pandalus borealis) with basil pesto and pasta.
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 20 minutes
Total Time: 30 minutes
Course: Main Course
Cuisine: Global
Keyword: basil, Pandalus borealis, pesto, shrimp
Servings: 4
Calories: 743kcal

Ingredients

  • 400 g Pasta spaghetti, linguini, fettucine
  • 3/4 cup Basil Pesto store bought is fine
  • 1 lb Shrimp Northern (Pandalus borealis), peeled and deveined
  • 2 tbsp Olive Oil
  • 2 cloves Garlic minced
  • Salt and Pepper to taste
  • 1/4 cup Parmesan Cheese grated
  • 1 cup Tomatoes grape or cherry, halved
  • Fresh Basil garnish

Instructions

  • Bring a large pot of salted water to boil and add pasta. Cook according to package directions.
  • Heat olive oil in a large pan over medium heat. Add the garlic and tomatoes and saute 4-5 minutes taking care not to brown the garlic.
  • Add shrimp and cook for 2-4 minutes or until shrimp are just pink and opaque. Turn off the heat.
  • Drain the pasta and add it to the pan with the shrimp. Stir in pesto and parmesan cheese. Season to taste with salt and pepper.
  • Garnish with basil and serve immediately.

Nutrition

Sodium: 678mg | Calcium: 249mg | Vitamin C: 6mg | Vitamin A: 1297IU | Sugar: 5g | Fiber: 4g | Potassium: 622mg | Cholesterol: 191mg | Calories: 743kcal | Trans Fat: 1g | Monounsaturated Fat: 6g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 2g | Saturated Fat: 5g | Fat: 28g | Protein: 41g | Carbohydrates: 81g | Iron: 2mg
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