AuthorMike EgrieCategory, DifficultyIntermediate
Pot of Green Pesto Pasta
Yields6 Servings
Prep Time5 minsCook Time10 minsTotal Time15 mins
 8.80 oz fresh linguine
 1 tbsp olive oil
 1 lb Mediterranean shrimp, tail shells removed, if necessary
 16 oz zucchini noodles
 12 oz vegetable medley
 6.50 oz refrigerated pesto
 Chopped basil for garnish (optional)
1

In large saucepot, prepare linguine as label directs. Reserve ¼ cup cooking water, drain linguine and return to saucepot; cover to keep warm.

2

In large skillet, heat oil over medium-high heat. Add shrimp; cook 4 minutes or until internal temperature reaches 145°, turning once. Transfer shrimp to bowl; cover to keep warm.

3

In same skillet, cook zucchini noodles and ¼ cup water, covered, over medium-high heat 3 minutes or until tender-crisp; transfer to bowl with shrimp.

4

Prepare vegetables in microwave oven as label directs.

5

Add reserved cooking water, pesto and shrimp mixture to saucepot with pasta; toss, then fold in vegetables. Serve pasta garnished with basil, if desired. Makes about 8 cups.

Ingredients

 8.80 oz fresh linguine
 1 tbsp olive oil
 1 lb Mediterranean shrimp, tail shells removed, if necessary
 16 oz zucchini noodles
 12 oz vegetable medley
 6.50 oz refrigerated pesto
 Chopped basil for garnish (optional)

Directions

1

In large saucepot, prepare linguine as label directs. Reserve ¼ cup cooking water, drain linguine and return to saucepot; cover to keep warm.

2

In large skillet, heat oil over medium-high heat. Add shrimp; cook 4 minutes or until internal temperature reaches 145°, turning once. Transfer shrimp to bowl; cover to keep warm.

3

In same skillet, cook zucchini noodles and ¼ cup water, covered, over medium-high heat 3 minutes or until tender-crisp; transfer to bowl with shrimp.

4

Prepare vegetables in microwave oven as label directs.

5

Add reserved cooking water, pesto and shrimp mixture to saucepot with pasta; toss, then fold in vegetables. Serve pasta garnished with basil, if desired. Makes about 8 cups.

Pot of Green Pesto Pasta
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