Creamy Pesto Shrimp

based on 1k reviews

Posted by Marty Barrows on October 28, 2018

Butter, cream, Parmesan cheese and pesto converge into a luxurious sauce to be served with cooked shrimp or crab meat and hot linguine.


Creamy Pesto Shrimp

Creamy Pesto Shrimp

Recipe & Cooking Ideas

Creamy Pesto Shrimp
Preparation 15m Cook Time 15m Servings 8 Calories 646 Ready In 30m
Ingredients

1 pound linguine pasta

1/2 cup butter

2 cups heavy cream

1/2 teaspoon ground black pepper

1 cup grated Parmesan cheese

1/3 cup pesto

1 pound large shrimp, peeled and deveined

Steps

1 Bring a large pot of lightly salted water to a boil. Add linguine pasta, and cook for 8 to 10 minutes, or until al dente; drain.

2 In a large skillet, melt the butter over medium heat. Stir in cream, and season with pepper. Cook 6 to 8 minutes, stirring constantly.

3 Stir Parmesan cheese into cream sauce, stirring until thoroughly mixed. Blend in the pesto, and cook for 3 to 5 minutes, until thickened.

4 Stir in the shrimp, and cook until they turn pink, about 5 minutes. Serve over the hot linguine.

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