Prepare Delicious Spaghetti al Pesto with Shrimp

Butter, cheese and parsley. Accompany with little basil.

This unmissable recipe for spaghetti al pesto with shrimp accompanied by this homemade pesto based on walnuts and Parmesan cheese.

  • enough water, for the pasta
  • enough salt, for the pasta
  • 1 package of spaghetti, 450 grams
  • 1 1/2 cups basil, for the pesto
  • 1/4 cups parsley, for the pesto
  • 1/2 cups walnut, for the pesto
  • 3 cloves of garlic, for the pesto
  • 1/3 cups Parmesan cheese, grated, for the pesto
  • enough salt, for the pesto
  • 3/4 cups olive oil, for the pesto
  • enough butter, for the shrimp
  • 2 cups of large shrimp
  • 1 cup cherry tomato, halved, to accompany
  • to taste Parmesan cheese, in slabs, to accompany

Heat enough water in a pot until it boils, then add the salt and wait for it to boil again. Add the Spaghetti, cook for around 8 minutes, remove from heat and drain the pasta. Booking.

For the pesto: Add the basil, parsley, walnuts, garlic cloves, Parmesan cheese, olive oil and salt in a processor. Grind in small intervals of 5 seconds until obtaining an integrated preparation. Booking.

Heat a skillet over medium heat, add the butter and shrimp. Cook until golden brown, then remove from heat and set aside.

Add a little pesto in the same pan, wait for it to heat up and add the cooked spaghetti and the rest of the pesto.

Cook for 2 minutes, add the shrimp and cherry tomatoes and serve instantly.

Accompany the spaghetti al pesto with shrimp with slices of Parmesan cheese.