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Shrimp & Pesto Pasta

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Shrimp & Pesto Pasta

This fresh spaghetti dinner features the light flavors of shrimp, pesto, and summer tomatoes.
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Course: Main Course
Cuisine: Italian
Keyword: Shrimp and Pesto Pasta
Prep Time: 15 minutes
Cook Time: 20 minutes
Total Time: 35 minutes
Servings: 6 1 cup shrimp pasta, 1 cup broccoli, 1 cup lettuce, 1/2 cup grapes
Calories: 255kcal


  • 8 ounce Spaghetti
  • 6 cup water
  • 4 ounce shrimp, peeled and deveined
  • 1/3 cup pesto
  • 1 cup cherry tomatoes

Serve With

  • 2 cup broccoli, florets
  • 4 cup shredded lettuce
  • 2 cup grapes


  • Cook pasta according to package directions, omitting salt and fat; drain.
  • While pasta cooks, bring 6 cups water to a boil in a large saucepan. Add shrimp; cook 2 to 3 minutes or until done. Drain shrimp; toss with 1/2 of the pesto and halved tomatoes. Stir in pasta and the remaining pesto.  (if you prefer homemade pesto, our recipe is here)
  • Serve with steamed broccoli, large side salad topped with purple grapes.
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Calories: 255kcal | Carbohydrates: 41g | Protein: 11g | Fat: 6g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 30mg | Sodium: 189mg | Fiber: 3g | Sugar: 10g

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