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Fresh Herb Pesto Grilled Shrimp with Grilled Vegetables and Pasta
  • This is a great summer dish, quick and easy to make. Use all the summer herbs and veggies from the local farmers market for the best seasonal flavor.
  • This dish can be served hot or cold. Make it ahead of time and refrigerate until ready to serve.

  • 1.5 lb small Gulf shrimp, peeled and deveined(36/42 count)
  • 1 lb linguine
  • 4 cups of zuccini, cut in 2 inch pieces
  • 3 cups grape tomatoes
  • 2 cups peppers, red, orange, yellw, cut in chunks
  • 2 cups red onion, cut in small chunks
  • 1 cup pecorino romano cheese, freshly grated
  • 1/4 extra virgin olive oil
  • 1 tablespoon kosher salt
  • 2 teaspoons black pepper
  •  1 recipe of Fresh Herb Pesto

  • Start with our herb pesto recipe. Use about 1/4 cup to coat the shrimp. Let marinate for about 30 minutes.
  • Cut the veggies and coat with olive oil, salt and pepper.
  • Cook linguine and drain. In a large bowl put the remaining pesto, add linguine, toss to coat. Grill the veggies in a grill basket on a hot grill until charred on the edges. about 5 minutes then and toss into the pasta bowl.
  • Cook shrimp using a grill basket on a hot grill, about 5 minutes, tossing shrimp occasionally.When shrimp is done toss into the pasta. Mix well. Top with grated pecorino romano. Serves 6. Enjoy!


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