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This shrimp and pasta recipe is laced with pesto and cream and can be prepared in just 15 minutes and with only 6 ingredients. It goes great with a glass of pinot gris.

Nancy Stringer, San Diego, California
This Story Originally Appeared On sunset.com

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Credit: James Carrier

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Yield:
Makes 3 to 4 servings
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Ingredients

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Directions

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  • In a 4- to 6-quart pan over high heat, bring about 3 quarts water to a boil. Add pasta and cook, stirring occasionally, until tender to bite, 7 to 12 minutes. Drain and return to pan.

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  • Add shrimp, pesto, cream, broth, and dried tomatoes to pasta; stir over medium heat until hot and evenly incorporated, 2 to 3 minutes. Add salt and pepper to taste. Pour into serving dish or divide among individual bowls.

Chef's Notes

For extra quick preparation, use frozen cooked shrimp and prepared pesto for this easy-to-assemble dish. To thaw shrimp quickly, place under cold running water for 5 minutes.

Nutrition Facts

655 calories; calories from fat 33%; protein 39g; fat 24g; saturated fat 5.9g; carbohydrates 69g; fiber 2.8g; sodium 534mg; cholesterol 243mg.
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