Recipe by rosiella
"This absolutely combines the best ingredients to create a rich, velvety pesto sauce. It's sinfully delicious!"
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1 (16 ounce) package
1 1/2 cups
grated Romano cheese
prepared basil pesto
cooked shrimp, peeled and deveined
roma (plum) tomato, diced
This was fantastic! I just love recipes like this-looks like it was complicated to make, but so simple! I made the basil pesto fresh the day before and omitted the mushrooms as they weren't on hand. I found the dish goes through stages and keeping it simmering just a bit longer than the 4 min. gets it out of that "oily" clumpy stage into a nice , smooth creamy sauce.
just too many calories with a very high fat and cholesterol...sound like a good recipe but must cut down on calorie count for my menu...too much treadmill time for me and worked to hard to get the fat off....
This was awesome! I omitted the shrimp and replaced it with chicken. Used 2% milk, but will use cream next time for a thicker texture. Used a can of Ro-Tel tomatoes for a spicy kick, instead of fresh, but did use fresh mushrooms. Added this to spinach linguini and it was wonderful! Even my 4 year old loved it!
Delicious! I didn't have any shrimp or mushrooms, so I made the pasta with just the cream sauce, and it turned out wonderfully. The only thing I did change is that I added an extra tablespoon of flower. After mixing in the Pesto, I felt that the sauce was still too thin, and I didn't think it would stick well to the pasta. After I added the flower, I let it simmer for an extra 5 minutes and it was perfect. Adding the pasta helped too because the starch from the pasta made it a bit less liquidy as well. Great recipe!
We really loved this. One thing... I don't think it needs all the oil and butter that the recipe calls for. I would use 1/2 the olive oil next time and we used half the butter; it was still really creamy and I couldn't tell the difference. We also used skim milk. Really yummy over homemade tortellini!
Delicious! Even with soy milk! My family can't really do cows' milk, so I was looking for a good pesto cream sauce that I could sub out the milk. I followed the recipe with the following modifications: I chopped the garlic rather than slice it, I cut the butter (Earth Balance Buttery Sticks) to 1/4 cup and stirred the flour into the oil/onions/garlic/butter (making a roux) before adding 2 cups Silk brand plain soy milk. I used Pecorino Romano cheese (sheeps' milk, we can tolerate that well) and used prepared pesto made with the same. My family raved (even the picky 9-year old). This is definitely a keeper, and now I know it works with soy milk, I will probably make different flavored variations of the cream sauce.
absolutely fabulous, delicious. I did saute the mushrooms with the onion and garlic; and then stirred in the flour "before" I added the milk;(like a roux);no lumps! I also used sauteed chicken tenders in place of shrimp.
This recipe is yummy
Its going to be my All time favourite pasta recipes. It's awsome! And the best part is that it looked exactly like the picture. I prepared fresh pesto and the taste was absolutely devine!!! :)
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
Pesto Cream Sauce
Serving Size: 1/8 of a recipe
Servings Per Recipe: 8
Amount Per Serving
** Calories: 677
** Calories from Fat: 345
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