Linguini with Shrimp in Creamy Pesto Sauce

Linguini with Shrimp in Creamy Pesto Sauce by Tawny Davis
Videography and Production by Jonier Gutierrez

Tawny Davis, senior communication studies major, shares a family restaurant pasta recipe. Davis explains why pasta is one of her favorites foods, how she first learned how to cook, and why she enjoys cooking.

Ingredients

• 6 ounces linguini, cooked al dente
• 1 pound medium shrimp
• 2 small zucchinis, halved and thinly sliced
• 2 medium tomatoes, diced
• 2 cloves garlic, minced
• 1 cup half and half
• ¾ grated Parmesan
• ¼ cup pesto
• 2 tablespoons olive oil
• 1 teaspoon dried rosemary
• 2 teaspoons lemon juice
• ¼ teaspoon pepper

Directions

Heat a large, non-stick pan over high heat. Add 1 tablespoon of oil. Add the shrimp and garlic; stir-fry about three minutes. Remove from pan. Add remaining oil. Add zucchini and stir fry about 3 minutes or until crisp. Stir in half and half, cheese, pesto, rosemary, lemon juice, and pepper. Cook until slightly thickened. Stir in shrimp, linguini, and tomatoes. Cook until hot, about 1 minute. Serves 3 to 4 courses or 4 to 6 first courses.

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