This Shrimp Pesto Pasta is a quick, healthy and easy shrimp and tomato pasta recipe. Though there are only a few ingredients, it's full of flavor and a great 30-minute meal for any night of the week.
10oz.Linguini noodles uncooked
1lb.Tail on peeled and deveined shrimp
¾c.Fresh basil pesto of your choosing
1c.Sliced cherry tomatoes
¼c.Grated Parmesan cheese
Salt and pepper to taste
Cook the linguini according to the package instructions.
While the noodles are boiling, heat 1 tbsp olive oil in a large skillet over medium-high heat.
Add the shrimp to the skillet, and season liberally with the Italian seasoning as well as salt and pepper to taste. Cook the shrimp until they are light pink in color. Careful not to overcook the shrimp, as they can become tough and chewy.
Mix the cooked linguine noodles into the skillet with the cooked shrimp, and add in the pesto sauce and sliced cherry tomatoes.
Toss the noodles and shrimp with ¼ cup of Parmesan cheese, and serve. Garnish with chopped parsley if you choose.