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Creations Pesto Vermicelli With Shrimp

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  • 8 ounces vermicelli
  • 1 pound frozen medium cooked shrimp*
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1/3 cup dry white wine or water
  • 2 tablespoons lemon juice
  • 2/3 cup Classico Creations Basil Pesto
  • 1 teaspoon grated lemon peel


Cook vermicelli as package directs; drain. In medium skillet, cook shrimp in oil for 2 to 3 minutes or until shrimp are heated through. Add wine and lemon juice; cook and stir until most of liquid has evaporated, about 1 minute. In large bowl, gently toss hot vermicelli, shrimp, pesto and lemon peel.

* May substitute with 1 pound raw medium shrimp, peeled and deveined. Cook shrimp until pink in the first step of the recipe. Proceed as above.

Serving Size: Makes 4-6 servings.

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