Shrimp Linguine in a Creamy Pesto Sauce

Shrimp Linguine in a Creamy Pesto Sauce

Ready in 30 minutes

This dish is a snap to prepare. The cream and pine nuts give it a most pleasing flavor.

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8 ounces Linguine; or other thin pasta
2 tablespoon Butter
1 pound Shrimp; - 26 to 30 count peeled and deveined
-- Sauce --
3/4 ounce Basil; - fresh (about a loose cup)
1/2 cup Parmesan Cheese; grated
1 clove Garlic
1/3 cup Pine nuts
2 tablespoon olive oil
1/2 cup Half-and-half cream
salt and pepper; to taste

Original recipe makes 4



Cook pasta according to package instructions, drain and place in serving bowl. Cover and keep warm.

While pasta is cooking place basil, cheese, garlic and pine nuts in a food processor. Blend until smooth. Add olive oil and process for an additional 10 - 15 seconds. Transfer contents to a small sauce pan, stir in half and half or cream. Warm over medium heat until it has thickened. Combine with and pasta and keep warm.

Meanwhile melt butter in frying pan. Add shrimp and sautee turning until shrimp is pink in color. Combine shrimp with or serve over pasta.


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Mmmmmm looks delicious and I'm a kid
Ryan595 2 years ago
Very good. A great way to use fresh basil from my garden.
jimshim 7 years ago
[I posted this recipe.]
Cyrano 8 years ago
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