Pesto Linguine with Shrimp
Prep Time 5 mins Cook Time 20-25 mins
1/2 pound linguine pasta
2 tablespoons butter
4 cloves chopped garlic
1 cup heavy cream
1/2 teaspoon white pepper
1/2 cup grated Parmesan cheese
1/4 cup pesto
1/2 pound large shrimp, peeled and deveined
Fresh chopped basil
Bring a large pot of water to a boil then add salt. Add linguine pasta, and cook for 8 to 10 minutes, or until al dente; drain.
In a large skillet, melt the butter over medium heat. Stir in cream, and season with pepper. Cook 6 minutes, stirring constantly.
Stir Parmesan cheese into cream sauce, stirring until mixed. Blend in the pesto, and cook for 3 minutes, until thickened.
Stir in the shrimp, and cook until they turn pink, about 5 minutes. Stir in fresh basil and serve over the hot linguine noodles.