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    Shrimp and Scallops With Pesto Pasta

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    SCOOBYBOO's Note:

    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.

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

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    Ratings & Reviews:

    • on September 26, 2013


      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 Mmmm Muffins - Cheese, Spinach and Sun-Dried Tomatoes. We all liked the addition of grated Parmesan cheese too. Thanks for sharing such a quick, flavorful meal idea!

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    • on October 05, 2008


      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!

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    Nutritional Facts for Shrimp and Scallops With Pesto Pasta

    Serving Size: 1 (392 g)

    Servings Per Recipe: 4

    Amount Per Serving
    % Daily Value
    Calories 514.2
    Calories from Fat 146
    Total Fat 16.2 g
    Saturated Fat 2.4 g
    Cholesterol 134.5 mg
    Sodium 952.2 mg
    Total Carbohydrate 55.7 g
    Dietary Fiber 6.4 g
    Sugars 3.1 g
    Protein 37.0 g

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