Delicious Pesto Shrimp Linguini Recipe

Delicious Pesto Shrimp Linguini Recipe (Video + Recipe)


Delicious Pesto Shrimp Linguini Recipe

Pesto Shrimp Linguini is a very simple and delicious meal to make and as a bonus it only takes a few minutes.  If you are running short on time or want something quick and easy, then this is the recipe for you.  If you want, add a splash of white wine and it will take this dish to the next level.  You can buy pesto already made, but it is really simple to make from scratch click here –> Homemade Pesto

Whether cooking for yourself or a group, Pesto Shrimp Linguini is sure to be a hit.

Pesto Shrimp Linguini

•1/2 pound linguine pasta
•2 tablespoons butter
•4 cloves chopped garlic
•1 cup heavy cream
•1/2 teaspoon white pepper
•1/2 cup grated Parmesan cheese
•1/4 cup pesto
•1/2 pound large shrimp, peeled and deveined
•Fresh chopped basil

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

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

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

Stir in the shrimp, and cook until they turn pink, about 5 minutes. Stir in fresh basil and serve over the hot linguine noodles.