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Shrimp Fusilli With Sweet-Pea Pesto

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“From Midwest Living, October 2007”
READY IN:
30mins
SERVES:
8
UNITS:
US

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. Cook pasta according to package directions; drain. Set aside; keep warm.
  2. In a nonstick 12-inch skillet, heat oil over medium-high heat.
  3. Sprinkle shrimp with 1/4 teaspoon of the salt and black pepper.
  4. Add shrimp to skillet; cook and stir for 3 to 4 minutes or until shrimp are opaque.
  5. Remove shrimp from skillet; keep warm.
  6. For pesto: Add peas, broth and garlic to skillet.
  7. Bring mixture to boiling; reduce heat.
  8. Simmer, uncovered, for 3 minutes.
  9. Remove from heat.
  10. In a food processor or blender, combine pea mixture, mint, butter and remaining 1/4 teaspoon of salt.
  11. Cover and process or blend until smooth.
  12. Add vinegar; pulse to combine.
  13. Pour pea mixture over fusilli; toss gently to combine.
  14. Top with shrimp.

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