Shrimp Pesto Linguine
Fresh pesto sauce and shrimp are tossed with peas and linguine for a quick and flavorful pasta meal.
- 2 tablespoons olive oil
- 1 large onion, coarsely chopped
- 1 (10-ounce) package frozen peas
- 1 tablespoon pesto sauce (purchased or homemade)
- 1/4 teaspoon pepper
- 1/8 teaspoon salt
- 1 pound shrimp or crab-flavored surimi seafood, flake-style; or a mixture of both products
- 8-10 ounces dried linguine, broken in half and cooked according to directions
- 2 tablespoons fresh parsley, minced
- Cook the pasta according to package directions. Reserve 1/2 cup of the pasta cooking liquid.
- Meanwhile, heat the olive oil over medium heat in a large skillet. Add the onion and saute until tender, about 5 minutes.
- Add the peas, pesto sauce, pepper and salt. Cook, stirring occasionally, about 5 minutes.
- Add 1/2 cup of the pasta cooking liquid to the skillet and bring to a simmer. Add the shrimp or surimi seafood and cook until thoroughly heated.
- Divide the linguine among 4 bowls or shallow plates. Pour the sauce over the pasta and toss gently. Sprinkle with parsley.
Recipe courtesy of the National Fisheries Institute
Calories from Fat 103 (23%)
(18%)Total Fat 12g
(9%)Saturated Fat 2g
Polyunsaturated Fat 2g
Monounsaturated Fat 5g
Total Carbohydrate 51g
(19%)Dietary Fiber 5g
Sugar Alcohols 0g
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