Lemon Pesto Capellini with Shrimp

Looking for delicious seafood dinner? Then check out this pasta and shrimp recipe with hints of citrus.

  • prep time 20 min
  • total time 20 min
  • ingredients 6
  • servings 4

Ingredients

8
oz. uncooked angel hair pasta (capellini)
1
(12-oz.) pkg. frozen ready-to-cook shrimp
1
(7-oz.) container refrigerated pesto, room temperature
1/4
cup whipping cream
2
teaspoons grated lemon peel
1 1/3
oz. (1/3 cup) shredded fresh Parmesan cheese
  • 1 Cook pasta to desired doneness as directed on package, adding shrimp during last 2 minutes of cooking time. Cook until shrimp turn pink. Drain.
  • 2 Meanwhile, in large bowl, combine pesto, cream and lemon peel; mix well.
  • 3 Add cooked pasta and shrimp to pesto mixture; toss gently to mix. Sprinkle with cheese.
  • Nutrition Information

    NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

    Serving Size: 1 1/4 Cups
    Calories
    580
    (
    Calories from Fat
    280),
    % Daily Value
    Total Fat
    31g
    31%
    (Saturated Fat
    8g,
    8%
    ),
    Cholesterol
    160mg
    160%;
    Sodium
    580mg
    580%;
    Total Carbohydrate
    47g
    47%
    (Dietary Fiber
    1g
    1%
      Sugars
    5g
    5%
    ),
    Protein
    28g
    28%
    ;
    % Daily Value*:
    Vitamin A
    15%;
    Vitamin C
    4%;
    Calcium
    25%;
    Iron
    25%;
    Exchanges:
    3 Starch; 3 Other Carbohydrate; 2 1/2 Very Lean Meat; 5 1/2 Fat;
    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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