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Shrimp with Pesto Cream Sauce


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  • 1 pound linguine pasta
  • 1/2 cup butter
  • 2 cups heavy cream
  • 4 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 gtsp kosher salt
  • 1/2 tsp ground pepper
  • 1 cup grated Parmesan Cheese
  • 2/3 cup pesto
  • 1 pound large shrimp, peeled and deveined


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Step 1

1. Bring a large pot of salted water to a boil. Add pasta and cook for 8-10 minutes, or until al dente, drain

2. In a large skillet, melt butter over medium heat. Add garlic and cook until fragrant, about 1 minute. Add cream, slat and pepper. Cook 6 -8 minutes, stirring constantly

3. Add Parmesan cheese into cream sauce, stirring until thoroughly mixed. Add pesto and blend into cream sauce. Cook sauce for 3-5 minutes, until thickened

4.Stir in shrimp and cook until the shrimp turn pink, about 5 minutes.

5.Toss pasta into cream sauce and serve with bread and salad.


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