Fettuccine with Pesto Shrimp

This dish is delicious and easy to make for a quick weeknight meal.  You'll be surprised at the deep flavors developed from the pesto and fresh fettuccine pasta.

 

INGREDIENTS:

½ lb. Fresh Spinach Fettuccine Pasta

1 Tbsp. Olive Oil

½ Cup Zucchini, Chopped

½ lb. Large, Peeled and Deveined Shrimp

Salt & Pepper to Taste

½ Cup Pesto Sauce (See recipe or purchase premade)

 

DIRECTIONS:

Bring a large pot of well salted water to a boil.  Meanwhile, heat the olive oil in a sauté pan over medium heat.  Add the zucchini and sauté for 2 minutes.  Add the shrimp to the pan.  Season with salt and pepper and sauté until the shrimp are cooked through, approx. 4 minutes.  Meanwhile, add the fresh fettuccine pasta to the boiling water, and cook for approx. 3 minutes.  Before draining, remove ¼ cup of pasta water.  Add the pasta water and the cooked fettuccine to the zucchini mixture and sauté for approx. 1 minute.  Add the pesto sauce and sauté to combine flavors.  Serve with parmesan cheese if desired.

SECONDI PIATTI: CARNE E PESCE - FETTUCCINE WITH

PESTO SHRIMP

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