Pesto Shrimp Pasta Bowl

Posted On Sep 20, 2016 By Erin Kuh, MBA, RD

Pesto Shrimp Pasta Bowl

I love this recipe because it’s super quick, uses a combo of pantry items with fresh ingredients, and is delicious both hot and cold. Even better, is that everyone at my house gobbles it down!

Pesto Shrimp Pasta Bowl

Servings: 4

Nutrition per serving:
Calories 614Fat 9 gSodium 221 mgSugars 5 gProtein 32 g

Close up of a bowl of pesto shrimp pasta

Ingredients

  • 1 jar pesto sauce
  • 1 box whole-wheat penne pasta (or spaghetti noodles)
  • 12oz frozen tail-off shrimp
  • 2 medium tomatoes, chopped
  • 1 medium red pepper, chopped

Directions

  1. Cook pasta according to box. Add shrimp with 5 left to cook (about half-way through).
  2. Dice tomatoes and pepper while pasta cooks.
  3. Strain pasta and pour back into cooking pot. Mix in tomatoes, pepper and pesto.
  4. Enjoy!

Tips: Serve with salad or steamed broccoli. For a lower-carb, lower calorie option use zucchini noodles in place of pasta.


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