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PESTO SHRIMP FETTUCCINE IN MUSHROOM GARLIC SAUCE

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PESTO SHRIMP FETTUCCINE IN MUSHROOM GARLIC SAUCE

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Prep Time: 10 mins | Cook Time: 20 mins | Total Time: 30 mins | Servings: 4

This pesto shrimp fettuccine means business! The amazing flavour and combination of zesty pesto, wine, garlic, and mushrooms are to die for! Do not miss out on this one-pot pasta dish that you can easily throw together in under thirty minutes.

Ingredients

Main Ingredients:

1 pound shrimp (peeled and deveined)

2 tbsp olive oil

4 garlic cloves (minced)

10 ounces white mushrooms (sliced)

¼ c. dry white wine (plus more if needed)

⅓ c. basil pesto

¼ tsp salt

½ c. sodium-free chicken broth (you can adjust the salt if not sodium-free)

Seasoning Mixture:

¼ tsp red pepper flakes

1 tsp paprika

1 tsp Italian Seasoning (thyme, oregano, basil – combined)

chopped fresh basil

½ tsp salt

Pasta:

10 ounces fettuccine pasta (use gluten-free for gluten-free version)

How to make Pesto Shrimp Fettuccine in Mushroom Garlic Sauce

Step 1: In a large skillet, heat 1 tbsp olive oil over medium heat.

Step 2: In a mixing bowl, add the shrimp and the seasoning mixture ingredients. Coat the shrimp well. To the hot pan, add the shrimp and sear for about 2 to 3 minutes per side, turning midway, until the shrimp are cooked through and pink. Set the shrimp aside when done.

Step 3: To the skillet, add the second tbsp of olive oil. Once hot, add the sliced mushrooms and season with 1/4 tsp salt. Cook, stirring for about a minute or two until the mushrooms have released their liquid and decreased in volume and softness.

Step 4: In the last few minutes for cooking and the mushrooms are almost ready, add the minced garlic. Saute for about a minute or two. Then, return the cooked shrimp to the skillet.

Step 5: Now, add the pesto and pour in the white wine, then deglaze the pan before pouring in the stock. Continue to cook for an additional 2 to 3 minutes until the mixture has reduced.

Step 6: Meanwhile, cook the pasta in a large pot with boiling water. Drain when done, but do not rinse the pasta.

Step 7: To the skillet, add the pasta and toss until completely coated in the sauce. Let everything warm for about 2 minutes.

Step 8: To serve, divide the pesto shrimp fettuccine into portions. If desired, season with extra salt and more red pepper flakes. Enjoy!

Nutrition Facts:

Amount Per Serving: Calories 563, Calories from Fat 171, Fat 19g29%, Saturated Fat 3g19%, Cholesterol 346mg115%, Sodium 932mg41%, Potassium 511mg15%, Carbohydrates 56g19%, Fiber 3g13%, Sugar 3g3%, Protein 36g72%, Vitamin A 620IU12%, Vitamin C 7.1mg9%, Calcium 236mg24%, Iron 4.5mg25%

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