Thursday, June 2, 2011

Pesto Pasta Pronto

Pesto Pasta with Shrimp
5 key ingredients + 20 minutes = 4 stars!  This meal is another super quick one with good flavor and easy to make. 

The ingredients

Prepare tomatoes and basil

Cook shrimp

Add tomatoes and pesto


Mix in pasta and serve with fresh basil and cheese if desired

Pesto Pasta with Shrimp Serves: 4 Calories: NA Prep Time to Table: 20 minutes
Recipe : adapted from Cooking Light

 -4 ozs. Angel hair pasta
-1 Tbl olive oil
-3/4 lbs of shrimp
-1/4 cup pesto sauce (store bought)
-1 cup halved grape tomatoes
- Parmesan cheese (optional) -Fresh basil

1. Cook pasta according to directions; drain
2. Heat olive oil in skillet over medium-high heat. Add shrimp, sprinkle with salt and pepper and cook about 2 minutes on each side until done.
3. Add pesto sauce and tomatoes and heat through and then combine with pasta
4. Sprinkle with cheese and minced basil if desired


1 comment:

  1. Mr. D and the kiddos will really like this one!


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