Pesto a classic Italian sauce that came to us from the sun Liguria & You always know it by the typical, fresh, green color and wonderful, delicate taste. Pesto sauce the perfect condiment for fresh bread, fish and seafood as well as one of the traditional fillings for spaghetti. Today, under the rubric of “Fashion Cuisine” we learn to cook amazing Italian pasta with pesto sauce!
What good Italian pasta, so it’s easy to prepare. You do not spend on it for more than thirty minutes, even if you really try. A recipe for spaghetti with shrimp and pesto sauce, in spite of this very original!
First prepare the pesto sauce
We will need:
- Olive oil – 70-80 ml
- Garlic – 3 cloves (but it is possible and more, if you like spicy food)
- Fresh Basil – 70 gr
- Pine nuts – 50g
- Parmesan – 100 gr
- Salt and pepper – to taste
Yes, you read that right! Pesto with parmesan really prepared. This spicy cheese gives it extraordinary and exquisite taste.
Basil is cleaned from the stems for pesto sauce we need leaves. How can smaller cut parmesan and garlic and then send in a blender. Gradually add the olive oil and basil leaves. The resulting mush salt and pepper to taste.
Cooking tip: pesto sauce can also be prepared not with basil and arugula with. Then he will have a more pungent and spicy taste.
Components of the second stage
- Spaghetti – 250-300 gr
- King prawns (peeled) – 300-400 gr
For the next phase, we need to boil the pasta. This should reflect the number of servings, but for one person you need about 250-300 grams.
Boil in salted water until aldente that is, that they were slightly undercooked.
Pesto while not touching & we will need it in the end!
Cooking tip: if you cook the spaghetti in water with a small amount of vegetable oil, they would not “stick together” While the spaghetti cooked (by the way, if you choose Paste, choose the one that is made from durum wheat) brown shrimp in olive oil for 3 minutes on each side.
Cooking tip: fry shrimp with black pepper. This will give them a bright, spicy flavor and aroma.
The ingredients of the third stage
- Grated Parmesan – 10-15 gr
- Fresh basil – 1-2 leaf
And finally the final stage! Pesto sauce is ready, spaghetti congee and the kitchen is full of flavors of grilled shrimp which means it’s time to cook real Italian pasta!
The first to go into the pan of spaghetti sauce and pesto add a couple of tablespoons of plain water and let the little pasta cooks, literally 2 minutes. Now, add the shrimp and stir everything well! Put the pasta on a plate, sprinkle with grated Parmesan cheese and garnish with spring bazilika.
As you can see, pasta with shrimp and pesto dish is not only delicious but also very simple. The fact that served in Italian restaurants, you can easily prepare at home and believe me, you have pasta with pesto and shrimp get to taste better because you are cooking with soul!