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Shrimp Orzo with Pea and Mint Pesto

Prep Time
20
min.
Total Time
20
min.
Servings

6 servings

Enjoy the delicious flavor of our Shrimp Orzo with Pea and Mint Pesto. This Shrimp Orzo with Pea and Mint Pesto is sure to be a crowd favorite.

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  • Process peas, nuts, mint and garlic in food processor 30 sec. or until nuts are finely chopped and mixture is well blended. Add 1/2 cup dressing; process until smooth. Spoon into medium bowl; stir in 2 Tbsp. cheese.
  • Cook pasta as directed on package.
  • Meanwhile, heat remaining dressing in large skillet on medium-high heat. Add shrimp; cook 2 to 3 min. or until shrimp turn pink, turning after 2 min. Remove from heat. Add lemon juice; mix lightly.
  • Drain pasta, reserving 1/2 cup cooking liquid. Place pasta in large bowl. Add pea mixture; mix lightly. If necessary, gradually stir in enough of the reserved pasta cooking water until pasta mixture is of desired consistency.
  • Top pasta mixture with shrimp and remaining cheese.

Special Equipment Needed

Make Ahead

The mint pesto can be prepared ahead of time. Refrigerate in airtight container up to 3 days before using as directed.

Special Extra

Garnish with additional fresh mint leaves before serving.

Servings

  • 6 servings

Healthy Living

Nutrition Bonus

This deliciously different pesto is a good source of fiber and takes pasta to a new level.

Nutritional Information

Serving Size 6 servings
AMOUNT PER SERVING
Calories 370
Total fat 16g
Saturated fat 2g
Cholesterol 80mg
Sodium 420mg
Carbohydrate 38g
Dietary fiber 5g
Sugars 5g
Protein 22g
% Daily Value
Vitamin A 10 %DV
Vitamin C 10 %DV
Calcium 8 %DV
Iron 10 %DV

* Nutrition information is estimated based on the ingredients and cooking instructions as described in each recipe and is intended to be used for informational purposes only. Please note that nutrition details may vary based on methods of preparation, origin and freshness of ingredients used.

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