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Shrimp Pesto Pasta

Blossom Lady
Oct 12, 2021 07:24 AM
Shrimp Pesto Pasta

Of all the ways you have prepared shrimp, this Shrimp Pesto Pasta will be one of your favorites! It is easy to make, packed with lean protein, and full of flavor. Best of all, it takes just about 30 minutes to put together.

If you love shrimp and also love pasta, you are going to love this shrimp pasta recipe made with homemade pesto from scratch. It’s very flavorful, simple and easy to make, and ready in just 30 minutes. It is a complete meal that’s filling and you won’t need to worry about making any side dishes. Tender shrimp with each bite along with flavorful pesto pasta that will satisfy those taste buds. Make this shrimp pesto pasta recipe any day of the week for a quick and easy dinner for the family to enjoy. If you don’t like shrimp or the kids won’t have shrimp, you can easily swap it with chicken.


  • 8 oz pasta
  • Salt and ground pepper to taste
  • 1 tsp olive oil
  • 1 lb medium shrimp peeled and deveined
  • 1 large lemon

For the pesto:

  • 2 cups arugula or kale, packed
  • 1 cups baby spinach packed
  • 1/2 cup basil packed
  • 1-2 clove garlic
  • ⅓ cup pistachio shelled
  • ¼ cup Parmesan cheese freshly grated, plus more for garnish
  • ⅓ cup extra-virgin olive oil
  • 1 lemon juiced
  • salt and ground pepper to taste
Prep Time:
10 minutes
Cook Time:
20 minutes
Total Time:
30 minutes
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