shrimp with pasta in pesto cream sauce

This satisfying Friday night dinner can be ready in just 30 minutes. Thanks to allrecipes for sharing!


1 pound linguine pasta

1/2 cup butter

2 cups heavy cream

1/2 teaspoon ground black pepper

1 cup grated Parmesan cheese

1/3 cup pesto

1 pound large shrimp, peeled and deveined


  1. Bring a large pot of lightly salted water to a boil. Add linguine pasta, and cook for 8 to 10 minutes, or until al dente; drain.
  2. In a large skillet, melt the butter over medium heat. Stir in cream, and season with pepper. Cook 6 to 8 minutes, stirring constantly.
  3. Stir Parmesan cheese into cream sauce, stirring until thoroughly mixed. Blend in the pesto, and cook for 3 to 5 minutes, until thickened.
  4. Stir in the shrimp, and cook until they turn pink, about 5 minutes. Serve over the hot linguine.