Seafood and Mushroom Pasta With Basil Pesto

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READY IN: 1hr 9mins
SERVES: 6
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

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DIRECTIONS

  • Make the pesto: in a food processor or blender add all the pesto ingredients except the oil; process until minced.
  • With the motor running, slowly pour oil through the tube and blend.
  • Scrape down sides of bowl with spatula; transfer pesto to a bowl, cover, and refrigerate until ready to use; bring to room temperature before mixing with pasta.
  • Make the pasta: in a skillet over medium heat, warm 2 tablespoons oil; add in mushrooms and red pepper; stir/saute until soft, about 5 minutes.
  • Remove to a plate and set aside.
  • Add remaining oil to skillet; stir/saute scallops for 2 minutes; add in shrimp; stir/saute until scallops are opaque and shrimp are pink, about 2 minutes.
  • Meanwhile, in a large pot of boiling water, cook pasta until al dente; drain and return to pan.
  • Add mushrooms, red peppers, seafood, salt, pepper, and basil pesto; toss gently.
  • Serve immediately on warm plates.
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