Creamy Tomato-Pesto Shrimp Capellini

Looking for a creamy seafood dinner using Muir Glen® tomatoes? Then try this pasta dish that features shrimp and pesto - ready in 25 minutes.

  • prep time 25 min
  • total time 25 min
  • ingredients 10
  • servings 6

Ingredients

8
oz uncooked angel hair (capellini) pasta
3
tablespoons unsalted butter
1
lb uncooked medium shrimp (thawed if frozen), peeled (tail shells removed), deveined
2
cloves garlic, finely chopped
1
can (14.5 oz) Muir Glen® organic fire roasted diced tomatoes, undrained
3/4
cup whipping cream
1/2
cup refrigerated basil pesto
1/2 teaspoon coarse sea salt
6
tablespoons shredded or grated Parmesan cheese
Fresh basil leaves
  • 1 Cook and drain pasta as directed on package. Return to saucepan; cover to keep warm.
  • 2 Meanwhile, in 12-inch nonstick skillet, melt butter over medium-high heat. Cook shrimp and garlic in butter 3 to 4 minutes, stirring frequently, until shrimp are pink. Remove shrimp from skillet; cover to keep warm.
  • 3 Add tomatoes, whipping cream, pesto and salt to skillet; mix well. Heat to boiling; reduce heat to medium-low. Simmer 8 to 10 minutes, stirring frequently, until sauce is thickened. Remove from heat; stir in shrimp.
  • 4 Serve shrimp mixture with pasta. Garnish with cheese and basil.
  • Nutrition Information

    NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

    Serving Size: 1 Serving
    Calories
    530
    (
    Calories from Fat
    280),
    % Daily Value
    Total Fat
    31g
    31%
    (Saturated Fat
    14g,
    14%
    Trans Fat
    1g
    1%
    ),
    Cholesterol
    175mg
    175%;
    Sodium
    900mg
    900%;
    Total Carbohydrate
    38g
    38%
    (Dietary Fiber
    3g
    3%
      Sugars
    4g
    4%
    ),
    Protein
    23g
    23%
    ;
    % Daily Value*:
    Vitamin A
    25%;
    Vitamin C
    10%;
    Calcium
    20%;
    Iron
    20%;
    Exchanges:
    2 1/2 Starch; 1/2 Vegetable; 4 Fat;
    Carbohydrate Choices:
    2 1/2
    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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