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Creamy Pesto Shrimp

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“Ridiculously easy to make, this shrimp is oh-so-wonderful-tasty and rich. Not for those watching your fat intake, but hey... everything in moderation, right?”

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Cook linguini according to package directions.
  2. Drain and set aside.
  3. In a large skillet, melt butter over medium heat.
  4. Toss in the minced garlic, shallot, mushrooms, and reconstituted sundried tomatoes and sauté for 2 to 3 minutes, then stir in half and half and season with pepper.
  5. Cook 6 to 8 minutes, while stirring.
  6. Stir the Parmesan into the creamy mixture, stirring until well mixed.
  7. Stir in the pesto, and cook for about 5 minutes, until thickened.
  8. Stir in the shrimp and cook until they turn pink, about 5 minutes.
  9. Re-heat the linguini (either in boiling water or microwave) and serve shrimp and sauce over the hot pasta.
  10. Garnish with grated Romano and freshly ground black pepper.
  11. Note: this recipe also works well with 1 pound of lump crab instead of shrimp.

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