Pesto Shrimp Pasta Recipe

by Editorial Staff


Total Time 30 mins
Course Main Course
Cuisine Italian
Servings (Default: 4)


  • 250 g spaghetti
  • 250 g shrimp
  • 3 cloves of garlic
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 300 g pesto sauce
  • salt, pepper to taste
Pesto Shrimp Pasta Recipe
Pesto Shrimp Pasta Recipe


  1. Prepare all ingredients.
  2. Defrost the shrimp, if it is necessary to peel it. Remember that if the shrimp is not peeled, you will need more, because you need to put 250 g in the paste.
  3. Boil a large amount of water in a saucepan, season with salt. Boil the spaghetti until al dente. Throw the finished spaghetti in a colander, keeping about 50 ml of water in which the pasta was cooked.
  4. Peel the garlic.
  5. Heat vegetable oil in a frying pan, fry the garlic until golden brown. Then take out the garlic.
  6. Place the shrimp in a skillet and fry, stirring occasionally, for 2 minutes.
  7. Season the shrimp with salt and pepper, add the spaghetti water.
  8. Put ready-made spaghetti and pesto sauce with shrimps.
  9. Stir everything until smooth, the whole pasta should be covered with pesto sauce. Sprinkle with finely grated Parmesan on top.

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