Pesto Cream Sauce234 Reviews
- Prep: 30 min
- Cook: 20 min
- Ready In: 50 min
“This absolutely combines the best ingredients to create a rich, velvety pesto sauce. It's sinfully delicious!” - by rosiella
Original recipe yields 8 servings
- Bring a large pot of lightly salted water to a boil. Add pasta and cook for 8 to 10 minutes or until al dente; drain.
- Heat olive oil in a large skillet over medium heat. Saute onion until tender and translucent. Stir in garlic and butter, and saute until garlic is soft and fragrant, about 1 minute. Dissolve flour in milk, then stir in. Season with salt and pepper, and simmer 4 minutes, stirring constantly. Add cheese, and stir until melted. Stir in pesto. Add shrimp, mushrooms and tomatoes. Cook 4 minutes, or until heated through. Toss with pasta until evenly coated.
Amount Per Serving (8 total)
- 677 cal
- 38.3 g
- 52.2 g
Based on a 2,000 calorie diet
Reviews (234)Rate This Recipe
"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..." See more 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."
"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 fres..." See moreh, 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 flowe..." See morer. 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!"
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