Shrimp & Zucchini Pesto Pasta Recipe

Fresh, colorful veggies are the best ever in this family-friendly meal.
  • Ready in: 30 minutes
  • Prep time: 10 minutes
  • Chill/Cook time: 20 minutes
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  • Servings: Makes 6 servings

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cooking methods

  • Stovetop


  1. Prepare pasta according to package directions.
  2. Meanwhile, in large skillet, heat 1 tablespoon Avocado Oil over medium-high heat. Add shrimp; salt and pepper as desired. Sauté until cooked through and opaque in color, about 5-6 minutes. Remove from skillet; set aside.
  3. Add 1 tablespoon Avocado Oil to skillet. Add zucchini; salt and pepper as desired. Sauté until lightly browned, about 4-5 minutes. Meanwhile, prepare Dried Tomato & Garlic Pesto Mix according to package directions using remaining 2 tablespoons Avocado Oil and water.
  4. Add prepared pesto, shrimp, pasta and tomatoes to skillet. Toss to coat; continue cooking until heated through.

Makes 6 servings.

Serve with a garden salad.

Nutrition per Serving:
Calories: 350 Total Fat: 12g Sat. Fat: 1.5g Cholest: 145mg Sodium: 680mg Carbs: 40g Fiber: 5g Sugar: 4g Protein: 22g

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Rated 5 out of 5 by from Delicious and summer fresh! Was looking for a recipe to use homegrown zucchini and this recipe was perfect! My whole household enjoyed it! Will definitely make again!
Date published: 2022-07-25
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