Creamy Pesto Shrimp

READY IN: 30mins
Recipe by Julesong

Ridiculously easy to make, this shrimp is oh-so-wonderful-tasty and rich. Not for those watching your fat intake, but hey... everything in moderation, right?

Top Review by CHornsby

Wow! These prawns are rich! I didn't have a shallot and so used white onion, but did the rest of the recipe the same. I'll be making this one again!!!!! Thanks Julesong! It made for a great romantic dinner!!!

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Cook linguini according to package directions.
  2. Drain and set aside.
  3. In a large skillet, melt butter over medium heat.
  4. Toss in the minced garlic, shallot, mushrooms, and reconstituted sundried tomatoes and sauté for 2 to 3 minutes, then stir in half and half and season with pepper.
  5. Cook 6 to 8 minutes, while stirring.
  6. Stir the Parmesan into the creamy mixture, stirring until well mixed.
  7. Stir in the pesto, and cook for about 5 minutes, until thickened.
  8. Stir in the shrimp and cook until they turn pink, about 5 minutes.
  9. Re-heat the linguini (either in boiling water or microwave) and serve shrimp and sauce over the hot pasta.
  10. Garnish with grated Romano and freshly ground black pepper.
  11. Note: this recipe also works well with 1 pound of lump crab instead of shrimp.

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