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Pesto and Pasta with Lemon and Shrimp

Rated as 4 out of 5 Stars

"You'll spend more time enjoying this dish than preparing it! Add a loaf of hearty bread and a salad and you'll have a well-rounded dinner."
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Ingredients

20 m servings 431 cals
Original recipe yields 4 servings

Directions

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  1. Combine pesto and lemon peel in medium saucepan. Cook over medium-low heat, stirring frequently, for 6 to 8 minutes or until heated through. Transfer cooked pasta to serving plates. Top with sauce and shrimp. Sprinkle with green onion.

Nutrition Facts


Per Serving: 431 calories; 17.4 g fat; 42.4 g carbohydrates; 24.1 g protein; 143 mg cholesterol; 525 mg sodium. Full nutrition

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Most helpful positive review

I made this last week, and it was amazing. I just mixed everything into the pasta, so all the pasta was covered in the pesto. Instead of lemon peel, I just squeezed some lemon juice into the pes...

Most helpful critical review

I was kinda bummed about how little flavor this had. I fallowed the recipe exactly. After that didn't seem to work I added to it more pesto and lemon. After that was still to bland for my husban...

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I made this last week, and it was amazing. I just mixed everything into the pasta, so all the pasta was covered in the pesto. Instead of lemon peel, I just squeezed some lemon juice into the pes...

So good! I made this for lunch today it's awesome. Probably the best super simple recipe I've ever used. I used some dried pasta that I had in my cupboard and used lemon juice instead of peel si...

I was kinda bummed about how little flavor this had. I fallowed the recipe exactly. After that didn't seem to work I added to it more pesto and lemon. After that was still to bland for my husban...

The only change I made to this recipe was cooking my own linguini rather than using the pre-cooked Buitoni linguini. I thought the meal was very boring. The only positive is that this meal is ...

Used 1.5 tsp zest and 1 tsp juice. Excellent!

Not a lot of flavor, its very boring, but didnt take a lot of time to make. I wouldnt recommend to anyone.

This was so simple and easy a great new way for shrimp