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Pasta with Pesto and Sweet 100's Recipe

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Tina Loftin Smith
Added: Tuesday, November 25, 2008


Fresh ground pepper
8 ounces angel hair pasta
1 tbls olive oil
8 ounces large shrimp, peeled and deveined
2 tsp minced garlic
cup pesto sauce
1 cup halved sweet 100's or other small tomatoes

Fill a large pot with water, bring to a boil over high heat, add a pinch of salt and a tsp or olive oil.
Add the pasta and cook, stirring occasionally, until barely tender, about 4 minutes.
Drain the pasta, reserving one cup of the pasta water.
Heat the olive oil in a saucepan over medium heat.
Add the shrimp and cook for about 1 minute.
Turn the shrimp over and add the garlic.
Continue to cook until the shrimp is opaque in the center.
Add the pasta water and pesto and stir until incorporated.
Add the pasta and tomatoes and toss to combine.
Season with salt and pepper to taste.
Serve immediately.




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