Pesto and Pasta with Lemon and Shrimp
Spend more time enjoying this Pesto and Pasta with Lemon and Shrimp than preparing it! Grated lemon peel adds a fresh and citrusy touch to this simple and elegant dish.
- 1 package BUITONI Refrigerated Linguine (9 oz.), prepared according to package directions
- 8 ounces cooked medium shrimp, kept warm
- 1 container BUITONI Refrigerated All Natural Reduced Fat Pesto with Basil (7 oz.)
- 1 1/2 teaspoons grated lemon peel
- 2 tablespoons thinly sliced green onion
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(Almost) Perfect Pasta
I sort of used this recipe as a basis of my meal. Because Buitoni pasta was not available at my grocery store, I opted for dried linguini instead. I added a little twist to this recipe by roasting a container of grape tomatoes and adding those to the mixture. The lemon offered the perfect tangy flavor to the pasta, though I chose to add more than was called for. This recipe, because of the pre-cooked elements, is perfect for entertaining so that you can actually mingle with your guests instead of being stuck in the kitchen!
it looks real great and it's look lokks great but i am allergic to shrimp oand or shelfish and or seafood!!!!!!! but my mom says it it good she is not alergic!!!!!
A family pleaser!
I really liked this recipe, but I did make a few changes. I added a half of a red bell pepper (finely chopped), and some minced garlic. I initially sauteed the pepper, garlic & green onion together then added the rest of the ingredients (I thought the amount of lemon zest was perfect). This dish also makes for good leftovers!!
a slight change
I make this but add 1/2 pound of cooked scallops (in addition to the shrimp). It's a yummy seafood dinner.
This meal was so fast and delicious. I added saute onions to give it a little kick!!! It was excellent. My husband and I enjoyed it.
Serving Size: 1/4 of Recipe
Servings Per Recipe: 4
- Amount Per Serving
- Calories: 465
- Calories from Fat: 194
- Total Fat: 21.5g (33% of DV)
- Saturated Fat: 6.3g (31% of DV)
- Cholesterol: 193mg (64% of DV)
- Sodium: 601mg (24% of DV)
- Carbohydrates: 43.8g (14% of DV)
- Dietary Fiber: 4g (16% of DV)
- Sugars: 3.9g
- Protein: 16.9g
- Vitamin A: 0% of DV
- Vitamin C: 3% of DV
- Calcium: 2% of DV
- Iron: 19% of DV
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.