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    Lemony Shrimp With Pesto Farfalle

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    20 mins

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    10 mins

    hollyfrolly's Note:

    A delicious, EASY dish to throw together and a really wonderful way to use pesto. The flavors are so fresh and light and the lemon adds just the right amount of zip.

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    Directions:

    1. 1
      Boil water for pasta and cook as directed to al dente.
    2. 2
      Pesto:.
    3. 3
      In a food processor, pulse together basil, garlic and a pinch of salt.
    4. 4
      Add pine nuts and pulse again.
    5. 5
      Scoop into a bowl and mix in 1/4 cup of olive oil and 1/4 cup of Parmesan. Stir gently. (If the sauce is not moist, add more oil.).
    6. 6
      Season to taste and add the rest of the remaining cheese. Adjust oil again, if needed.
    7. 7
      Squeeze juice of 1/2 - 1 lemon to pesto, to taste.
    8. 8
      Clean and devein shrimp.
    9. 9
      In a bowl add 1 tablespoons oil, juice from 1/4 lemon, pinch of salt and pepper. Add shrimp to mixture and coat.
    10. 10
      Heat a grill pan over med-high heat. Spray with cooking spray.
    11. 11
      Grill shrimp for 1 minute on each side. Once shrimp has been turned, squeeze juice from 1/4 lemon to coat.
    12. 12
      Remove from heat.
    13. 13
      Mix 1/2 of the pesto with the pasta to coat. Serve in warm bowls with shrimp served on top. Season with salt and fresh cracked pepper.
    14. 14
      You may sprinkle a pinch of Parmesan and/or a fresh squeeze of lemon juice to make it even more delish.
    15. 15
      Save extra pesto in a covered container in the refrigerator or freeze and use at a later date.

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    Nutritional Facts for Lemony Shrimp With Pesto Farfalle

    Serving Size: 1 (240 g)

    Servings Per Recipe: 4

    Amount Per Serving
    % Daily Value
    Calories 546.8
     
    Calories from Fat 216
    39%
    Total Fat 24.0 g
    37%
    Saturated Fat 3.9 g
    19%
    Cholesterol 178.3 mg
    59%
    Sodium 268.5 mg
    11%
    Total Carbohydrate 47.4 g
    15%
    Dietary Fiber 3.3 g
    13%
    Sugars 1.7 g
    6%
    Protein 34.9 g
    69%

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