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Easy Pesto Shrimp Scampi

This delicious and easy Pesto Shrimp Scampi is the perfect fast dish for any weeknight but pretty enough for any special occasion too!
Course: Main Course
Keyword: Dinner, Food, Pasta, Recipe


  • Barilla Ready Pasta
  • 2 T. Barilla Basil Pesto
  • 1 Pound Shrimp
  • 1/2 C. Parmesan cheese
  • 2 green onions thinly sliced
  • 2 cloves of garlic minced
  • 2 T. olive oil


  • Heat the olive oil over medium heat until sizzling. Add the garlic and the shrimp. Cook your shrimp until it is pink and firm, about five minutes.
  • Add the pesto and stir the shrimp until well coated. Sprinkle the green onions on top and stir. Cook for another 1-2 minutes. Just before removing the shrimp from the heat, add the cheese to the top of the shrimp.
  • Microwave your Barilla Ready Pasta, and place the pasta on a plate. Top the pasta with a drizzle of olive oil and the shrimp scampi.