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Shrimp Pesto


Rate this recipe 4.2/5 (22 Votes)


  • Shrimp ( either already cooked or raw). Thawed out if frozen
  • Pesto (basil)
  • Butter
  • Parsley
  • Italian seasonings
  • Garlic cloves (depends on how much you make and how much you like garlic) crushed
  • Chilli flakes (opt)
  • Pasta (thicker ones are better)
  • Parmesan


Level of difficulty Average
Cost Average budget


Step 1

Take a pot and adding salt and water, allow it to come to a boil.

Step 2

Add pasta, and cook to preferred tenderness.

Step 3

Add butter, herbs, and garlic ,to frying pan

Step 4

Add the shrimp and cook it. While cooking can add more herbs and garlic.

Step 5

Once pasta is done, remove from water and drain.

Step 6

Put pasta in a large bowl, and add pesto. Mix well.

Step 7

Put pasta into plates, and top with shrimp. Add cheese on top.

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  • Pepper
  • Shrimp (already cooked)
  • Tzatzíki 
  • Coriander


Slice pepper and place slices in the toaster

Mix Tzatzíki and shrimp

Spread the mix onto the toasted pepper

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