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Pesto Linguine with Shrimp

Prep Time 5 mins Cook Time 20-25 mins

Servings: 4


  • 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


  1. 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.

  2. In a large skillet, melt the butter over medium heat. Stir in cream, and season with pepper. Cook 6 minutes, stirring constantly.

  3. Stir Parmesan cheese into cream sauce, stirring until mixed. Blend in the pesto, and cook for 3 minutes, until thickened.

  4. Stir in the shrimp, and cook until they turn pink, about 5 minutes. Stir in fresh basil and serve over the hot linguine noodles.

Buon Appetito!

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