Shrimp and Scallops With Pesto Pasta

Total Time
Prep 5 mins
Cook 15 mins

I came up with this when I was at a loss as to what to make for dinner the other night...and I wanted to use up the homemade basil pesto I had in the freezer from last sumer.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Cook spaghetti according to directions, drain.
  2. Stir in pesto and 2 tbsp olive oil.
  3. Meawhile in a large skillet, saute the garlic in 2 tbsp olive oil.
  4. Add Asparagus and cook until crisp-tender.
  5. Add the scallops and pepper flakes, cook until opaque.
  6. Add the shrimp and cook until pink.
  7. Toss the pesto pasta with the shrimp and scallop mixture.
  8. Sprinkle with some fresh grated parmesan and serve immediately.


Most Helpful

This was so delicious and so fast to make! I used a little bit more pesto (cuz I like it so much). Husband really enjoyed it even though pesto is not his favorite... He's asked to put it in the keep file...?

Shoequeen26 March 17, 2016

Very tasty! We all enjoyed it a lot. I used about 1/2 cup of pesto and wished I had used a little more. Served it with Recipe #283072. We all liked the addition of grated Parmesan cheese too. Thanks for sharing such a quick, flavorful meal idea!

Marg (CaymanDesigns) September 26, 2013

This was a great quick meal! Very tasty with a little kick! I did use Parmesan and Romano Cheese. Thank you for another great recipe!

RecipeNut October 05, 2008

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