Wedding Planning

mywedding Recipe of the Week: Creamy Pesto Shrimp

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

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

Ingredients:

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

Directions:

  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.