Tuesday, September 15, 2009

Pesto and Shrimp Pasta

Pesto and shrimp pasta

I used whole grain penne pasta and used up a bunch of tomatoes and basil from my garden before it freezes...

add to pasta:
cooked bacon
cooked shrimp
pesto (basil, olive oil, garlic and nuts)
2 tblsp lemon juice
goat cheese
1/2 cup pasta water

Saute the shrimp and cooked bacon with pesto sauce for 3 min, until shrimp is cooked. Add tomatoes cooked pasta, pasta water and simmer until thickened. Add cheese to garnish.

Easy, cheap and delish... I wasn't in the mood to make meat tonight. Do you ever feel like making something with meat is a lot of work. Shrimp is the easiest thing ever! Maybe I should become a vegan...yeah right have you seen how much steak we eat!

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