Creamy Pesto Shrimp/ or Chicken

READY IN: 2hrs 15mins
Recipe by Carols Kitchen

The Keno girls have played monthly for 15 years and each one of us takes our turn hosting. We prepare a special meal and dessert and a spend a fun evening together. This is another meal Laura served and it was so delicious and different.

Top Review by Diane in Burbank

This was great! I made it during the holiday's for my husband & M-I-L. They both raved about it. I used pre-cooked chicken strips & added mushrooms. It was unbelievably easy - great for a busy weeknight or when you're too tired to cook. It's a keeper.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Bring a large pot of lightly salted water to a boil.
  2. Add linguine pasta, and cook for 8 to 10 minutes, or until al dente; drain.
  3. In a large skillet, melt the butter over medium heat.
  4. Stir in cream, and season with pepper.
  5. Cook 6 to 8 minutes, stirring constantly.
  6. Stir Parmesan cheese into cream sauce, stirring until thoroughly mixed.
  7. Blend in the pesto, and cook for 3 to 5 minutes, until thickened.
  8. Stir in the shrimp, and cook until they turn pink, about 5 minutes.
  9. (or add cooked, diced chicken breast).
  10. Serve over the hot linguine.

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