Shrimp and Pea Pesto Pasta

Shrimp and Pea Pesto Pasta
Shrimp and Pea Pesto Pasta
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Shrimp and Pea Pesto Pasta
Shrimp and Pea Pesto Pasta
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4 servings
Ingredients
  • 1/2 box whole wheat angel hair pasta
  • 1 12-oz package frozen peas
  • 1 tsp extra-virgin olive oil
  • 1 lb shrimp, peeled and deveined
  • 1/4 tsp kosher salt
  • 1/4 tsp black pepper
  • 4-5 Tbsp pesto
  • 4 cups plum tomatoes, diced OR 1 cup grape tomatoes, halved
  • grated parmesan cheese
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Instructions
  1. Cook noodles according to package directions. When there is about 2 minutes of cooking time left, add frozen peas to the cooking noodles. When noodles are al dente, drain and put back in pan.
  2. Meanwhile, heat 1 teaspoon olive oil in a large skillet. Add shrimp to pan and cook until cooked through, about 5 minutes. Sprinkle with salt and pepper.
  3. Add pesto to the cooked noodles and peas, stir well to combine. Turn heat to low and add tomatoes and shrimp. Combine well and stir gently until heated through. Serve with Parmesan cheese.
Recipe Notes

Mix It Up: You can also add other fun, colorful veggies like red, green, or yellow peppers, squash, cucumber, sun dried tomatoes...the list can go on and on which makes this a very fun and creative recipe.

Chef’s Notes: Check out Lesley’s Homemade Pesto recipe on our website. Pesto is super easy to make if you have all the ingredients.

Nutrition Facts
Shrimp and Pea Pesto Pasta
Amount Per Serving
Calories 420 Calories from Fat 90
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 10g 15%
Saturated Fat 2g 10%
Trans Fat 0g
Cholesterol 166mg 55%
Sodium 449mg 19%
Total Carbohydrates 53g 18%
Dietary Fiber 11g 44%
Sugars 8g
Protein 35g 70%
Vitamin A 53%
Vitamin C 41%
Calcium 14%
Iron 21%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.

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