Savory Pesto Shrimp Linguine



Savory Pesto Shrimp Linguine

If you’re looking for a delicious and easy-to-make pasta dish that’s perfect for a weeknight dinner or a special occasion, look no further than our Savory Pesto Shrimp Linguine. This mouthwatering recipe combines the rich flavors of homemade pesto with succulent shrimp and perfectly cooked linguine pasta.

Ingredients

  • 8 ounces linguine pasta
  • 1 pound large shrimp, peeled and deveined
  • 1 cup fresh basil leaves
  • 1/2 cup grated Parmesan cheese
  • 1/3 cup pine nuts
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1/2 cup extra-virgin olive oil
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  • Freshly grated Parmesan cheese for serving

Instructions

  1. Cook the linguine pasta according to package instructions until al dente. Drain and set aside.
  2. In a food processor, combine the fresh basil, grated Parmesan cheese, pine nuts, and minced garlic. Pulse until finely chopped.
  3. With the food processor running, slowly pour in the extra-virgin olive oil until the pesto is smooth and well combined. Season with salt and pepper to taste.
  4. Heat a large skillet over medium-high heat. Add the shrimp and cook for 2-3 minutes per side or until they turn pink and opaque.
  5. Add the cooked linguine pasta and pesto sauce to the skillet with the shrimp. Toss everything together until well coated and heated through.
  6. Serve the Savory Pesto Shrimp Linguine hot, garnished with freshly grated Parmesan cheese.

Prep Time: 15 minutes

Serves: 4

Our Savory Pesto Shrimp Linguine is a delightful combination of homemade pesto, succulent shrimp, and perfectly cooked linguine pasta. This dish is bursting with flavor and is sure to impress your family and friends. It’s quick and easy to make, making it a great choice for both weeknight dinners and special occasions.

Nutrition Information (per serving): Calories: 485kcal, Fat: 32g, Saturated Fat: 6g, Cholesterol: 206mg, Sodium: 511mg, Potassium: 232mg, Carbohydrates: 23g, Fiber: 2g, Sugar: 1g, Protein: 28g, Vitamin A: 813IU, Vitamin C: 5mg, Calcium: 276mg, Iron: 3mg

Our Savory Pesto Shrimp Linguine is a delightful combination of homemade pesto, succulent shrimp, and perfectly cooked linguine pasta. This dish is bursting with flavor and is sure to impress your family and friends. It’s quick and easy to make, making it a great choice for both weeknight dinners and special occasions. Whether you’re a seasoned chef or just starting in the kitchen, this recipe is a winner. The pesto adds a fresh and vibrant flavor, while the shrimp provides a satisfying protein punch. Plus, who can resist the allure of perfectly cooked linguine?
So, the next time you’re craving a restaurant-quality meal at home, give our Savory Pesto Shrimp Linguine a try. It’s a crowd-pleaser that will have everyone asking for seconds. Enjoy!

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