Pasta With Lemon-Pesto, Shrimps and Asparagus

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READY IN: 30mins
SERVES: 4
YIELD: 4 4
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

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DIRECTIONS

  • Cook pasta according to directions.
  • Meanwhile, defrost shrimps and peel.
  • Once defrosted, pat dry with paper towels.
  • Snap and discard tough ends of asparagus, then slice asparagus in half diagonally. Add to boiling pasta water for last 2 minutes of cooking. Drain pasta and asparagus, then place in a large bowl.
  • While pasta is cooking, finely grate 1 Tbsp peel from lemons and squeeze out about 1/2 Cup lemon juice. Melt butter in large frying pan over med-high heat. Add garlic and shrimps. Stir often until shrimps turn bright pink, about 3-4 minute, remove from heat. Stir in pesto, lemon juice, and peel, then turn over pasta until evenly mixed.
  • Serve in pasta bowl and enjoy.
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