Entrees: Seafood


Shrimp Pesto Pasta


  • 2 cups cooked whole-wheat blend pasta (like Barilla Plus Rotini)
  • 1 cup cooked frozen cooked shrimp, lightly thawed (if the tail is on, remove tail)
  • 3 tablespoons prepared pesto (like Armanino frozen pesto)
  • 2 tablespoons shredded Parmesan cheese
  • 1/8 cup finely chopped red bell pepper or 1 medium tomato, chopped


  1. In medium, microwave-safe bowl, toss pasta, shrimp, and pesto together. Warm briefly in the microwave for a minute or two if needed. If the pasta is hot, it will usually warm the pesto and shrimp quite a bit.
  2. Top with shredded Parmesan and chopped red bell pepper or tomato and serve.

2 servings

Nutritional Information:
Per serving: 327 calories, 25 g protein, 39 g carbohydrate, 8.5 g fat, 2 g saturated fat, 144 mg cholesterol, 5.5 g fiber, 325 mg sodium. Calories from fat: 23%.

© 2007 Elaine Magee
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Last Editorial Review: 11/7/2007