Creamy Sun-Dried Tomato Pesto Pasta with Shrimp and Basil
Elevate your dining experience with this delectable two-serving pasta recipe featuring Orecchiette noodles, succulent shrimp, basil, and the rich, velvety notes of Creamy Sun-Dried Tomato Pesto pasta sauce. It's a harmonious fusion of flavors and textures that will leave your taste buds singing.
- 6 ounces of Orecchiette noodles
- 12 large shrimp, peeled and deveined
- 1 pouch Le Sauce & Co. Creamy Sun-Dried Tomato Pesto gourmet pasta sauce
- 1/4 cup chopped fresh basil
- 1/4 cup grated Parmesan cheese
- 2 tablespoons of olive oil
- Red pepper flakes for a touch of heat (optional)
- Cook the Orecchiette:Bring a large pot of salted water to a boil. Add the Orecchiette noodles and cook them according to the package instructions until they are al dente (usually about 9-11 minutes).
- Prepare the Shrimp: While the pasta is cooking, in a skillet, add the shrimp and Creamy Sun Dried Tomato Pesto pasta sauce to the skillet and cook for about 2-3 minutes on each side, or until they turn pink and opaque.
- Combine the Ingredients: Once the pasta is done cooking, strain and add it to the large skillet with the pasta sauce and shrimp. Gently toss all the ingredients together until the pasta, sauce, and shrimp are well mixed.Add your chopped basil on top.
- Serve and Garnish: Divide the Creamy Sun-Dried Tomato Pesto Pasta with Shrimp and Basil into two plates.
- Sprinkle grated Parmesan cheese over each serving.
- If you enjoy a bit of heat, you can add a pinch of red pepper flakes.
- Savor the Fusion of Flavors: Enjoy the luxurious and harmonious combination of Orecchiette noodles with Creamy Sun-Dried Tomato Pesto sauce, succulent shrimp, and the fresh, vibrant cilantro. This dish is a celebration of Mediterranean-inspired flavors that will transport your taste buds to a sun-soaked paradise.
This two-serving pasta recipe is a delightful way to enjoy a gourmet meal at home. The creamy, sun-dried tomato pesto sauce paired with perfectly cooked shrimp and the bright notes of cilantro create a symphony of flavors and textures. Whether you're treating a loved one or indulging in a personal culinary adventure, this dish promises a memorable dining experience. Buon appetito!