BARILLA® PESTO AND PEPPER PASTA BOWL
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Makes: 8 servings
A traditional pesto sauce with shrimp and thin pasta with a kick of pepper, peas and asiago cheese.
Fresh Large Shrimp
Barilla Angel Hair Pasta
Medium Yellow Sweet Pepper, Chopped
Barilla Traditional Basil Pesto Sauce
Crushed Red Pepper
Asiago Cheese Shards (1 oz)
Peel and devein shrimp. Rinse, and pat dry with paper towels.
In a large pot bring 4 to 6 quarts of water to a rolling boil; add salt to taste and the Angel Hair; stir gently.
Cook pasta according to package directions; remove from heat and drain well.
Meanwhile, in a large skillet bring chicken broth to a simmer, stir in shrimp, peas, and yellow pepper and simmer until shrimp are opaque and pepper is tender (about 3 minutes). Add Barilla Traditional Basil Pesto; heat through. Add pasta; stir gently to combine.
Serve topped with crushed red pepper, additional pesto, and Asiago cheese.
Customize it: Instead of shrimp try thinly sliced precooked chicken; try chickpeas instead of peas; or add broccoli or snap peas to the mix.
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