Avocado Pesto Pasta with Shrimp

Avocado Pesto Pasta with Shrimp

11 ingredients
284 calories
7 min cook time


11 total
1 cup reduced-sodium chicken broth, warmed
1/4 cup Buitoni® Refrigerated Freshly Shredded Parmesan Cheese
1/2 teaspoon salt
1 cup packed cilantro
1/4 teaspoon ground black pepper
1 tablespoon olive oil
1 package (9 ounces) Buitoni® Refrigerated Linguine
8 ounces medium raw shrimp, peeled and deveined
2 medium ripe avocados, pitted and peeled
2 cloves garlic, finely chopped
2 tablespoons fresh lemon juice


Prep: 2
Cook: 7
Wait: 0
Serving: 6
Step 1
Place avocados, cilantro, cheese, lemon juice, salt and pepper in food processor; cover. Process until smooth.
Preparation: 2 min
Step 2
Prepare pasta according to package directions. Proceed with recipe.
Cooking: 3 min
Step 3
Heat oil in large skillet over medium-high heat. Add shrimp; cook, stirring frequently, for 2 to 3 minutes or until shrimp turn pink. Add garlic; cook for 30 seconds.
Cooking: 3 min
Step 4
Drain pasta; add to skillet. Stir in avocado pesto and broth. Cook until heated through.
Cooking: 1 min
Step 5
Serve with additional cheese, if desired.
Presentation: 1 min

Nutrition Information

284 calories per serving
Serving size: 6
13.48g fat
30.82g carbs
12.42g protein
% DV*
Total Fat 13g
Saturated Fat 2g
Cholesterol 68mg
Sodium 322mg
Carbohydrates 31g
Dietary Fiber 6g
Sugars 1g
Protein 12g
* The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a serving of food contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.

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