Try this Pesto Orzo with Shrimp recipe for dinner tonight. Made with grated Parmesan cheese and fresh mint, this refreshing dish will become a new favorite dinner entrée. Give this pesto orzo a try today!
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.
Calories From Fat
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 16g
Saturated Fat 2g
Trans Fat 0g
Total Carbohydrates 38g
Dietary Fiber 5g
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
* 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.