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Creamy Fire-Roasted Tomato & Pesto Shrimp Capellini

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Creamy Fire-Roasted Tomato & Pesto Shrimp Capellini
  • Prep 25 min
  • Total 25 min
  • Servings 6
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Looking for a creamy seafood dinner using Muir Glen® tomatoes? Then try this pasta dish that features shrimp and pesto - ready in 25 minutes.
Updated Mar 15, 2011

Ingredients

  • 8 oz uncooked angel hair (capellini) pasta
  • 3 tablespoons unsalted butter
  • 1 lb uncooked deveined peeled medium shrimp, thawed if frozen, tail shells removed
  • 1 teaspoon finely chopped garlic
  • 1 can (14.5 oz) Muir Glen™ organic fire roasted diced tomatoes, undrained
  • 3/4 cup whipping cream
  • 1/2 cup refrigerated basil pesto
  • 1/2 teaspoon sea salt
  • 6 tablespoons grated or shredded Parmesan cheese
  • Fresh basil leaves

Steps

  • 1
    Cook and drain pasta as directed on box. Return to saucepan; cover to keep warm.
  • 2
    Meanwhile, in 12-inch nonstick skillet, melt butter over medium-high heat. Add shrimp and garlic; cook 3 to 4 minutes, stirring frequently, until shrimp are pink. Remove shrimp from skillet; cover to keep warm.
  • 3
    Place tomatoes, whipping cream, pesto and salt in skillet; mix well. Bring to a boil. Reduce heat to medium-low; simmer, stirring frequently, 8 to 10 minutes until sauce thickens. Remove from heat; stir in shrimp.
  • 4
    Add shrimp mixture to pasta; toss gently to coat. Place on individual plates. Sprinkle each with cheese. Garnish with basil.

Nutrition

530 Calories, 31g Total Fat, 23g Protein, 38g Total Carbohydrate, 4g Sugars

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
530
Calories from Fat
280
Total Fat
31g
48%
Saturated Fat
14g
71%
Trans Fat
1g
Cholesterol
175mg
58%
Sodium
900mg
37%
Potassium
230mg
7%
Total Carbohydrate
38g
13%
Dietary Fiber
3g
12%
Sugars
4g
Protein
23g
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
25%
25%
Vitamin C
10%
10%
Calcium
20%
20%
Iron
20%
20%
Exchanges:
2 1/2 Starch; 0 Fruit; 0 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 1/2 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 4 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choice
2 1/2
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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