Monday, April 14, 2008

#10 Pesto Pasta with Shrimp & Asparagus

Pesto Pasta w/ Shrimp & Asparagus

16 0z of your favorite cooked pasta

1/2 pound deveined large shrimp
2 tbl melted butter

1 lb fresh asparagus
1 tbl olive oil

1 c. fresh basil leaves
2 tbl toasted pine nuts
2 tsp fresh lemon juice
2 tsp fresh minced garlic
4 tsp olive oil
1/4 tsp salt

1- bake shrimp & butter in oven at 350 for about 15 minutes or until done. remove from oven and set aside.
2- saute asparagus in olive oil to your likening ( i like about 15 minutes) and set aside.
3- using a blender or food processor, blend all remaing ingredients and set aside.
4- in large mixing bowl mix the asparagus and pesto sauce. Add pasta and mix well. Serve pasta & asparagus and top with buttery shrimp. MMMMMMM........


Sylvia said...

Looks great! When you have a minute, could you please post the Spinach Strawberry salad recipe? Thanks.

Sandy and Steve said...

It sounds very yummy. Pesto is my favorite thing. Next to chocolate, of course! Alas, being on Weight Watchers, all that butter is a no-no. Maybe I'll grill the shrimp instead?