skip to main content
  1. Penne with Blushing Shrimp Pesto

Penne with Blushing Shrimp Pesto

00:30:00 8 servings, 1/8 recipe each
Recipe By
0 0 Reviews
Prep Time
Total Time

8 servings, 1/8 recipe each

This recipe is inspired by the region of Liguria in Italy.

Read MoreRead Less

What You Need

Select All
Add To Shopping List

Make It

Tap or click steps to mark as complete

  • Cook 8 shrimp in boiling water in saucepan on medium heat 1 to 2 min. or until shrimp turn pink; drain. Set aside.
  • Place remaining shrimp in food processor container. Add nuts, oil, garlic and pepper; process until blended. Spoon into large skillet. Add pasta sauce; mix well.
  • Cook on medium heat 10 to 12 min. or until shrimp mixture turns pink and is heated through, stirring occasionally. Meanwhile, cook pasta as directed on package, omitting salt.
  • Drain pasta; place in large bowl. Add pasta sauce mixture; mix lightly. Top with cooked whole shrimp.

Special Extra

Garnish with fresh basil leaves and lemon zest before serving.

Serving Suggestion

Serve with a side of steamed fresh green beans.


  • 8 servings, 1/8 recipe each

Nutritional Information

Serving Size 8 servings, 1/8 recipe each
Calories 460
% Daily Value
Total fat 22g
Saturated fat 3g
Cholesterol 85mg
Sodium 410mg
Carbohydrate 49g
Dietary fibre 3g
Sugars 7g
Protein 20g
Vitamin A 6 %DV
Vitamin C 6 %DV
Calcium 10 %DV
Iron 25 %DV

* Nutrition information is estimated based on the ingredients and cooking instructions as described in each recipe and is intended to be used for informational purposes only. Please note that nutrition details may vary based on methods of preparation, origin and freshness of ingredients used.

Ratings & Reviews

Rate this Recipe

Leave a Review