Shrimp Pesto Farfalle

with broccoli and peas

Prep & Cook Time: 25-35 min.

Cook Within: 3 days

Difficulty Level: Easy

Spice Level: Not Spicy

Contains: Milk, Wheat, Shellfish

A note about serious food allergies

A pot, a pan, and a plan: This meal comes together just like that, with maximum ease and minimum effort. Succulent shrimp and bright broccoli combine with pasta and a creamy, cheesy pesto sauce, building up to forkfuls of filling flavor. Little muss or fuss, fantastic taste, and only a handful of pans to clean? This is the weeknight meal of dreams.

In Your Box (serves 2)

  • Info
    1 oz. Shredded Asiago Cheese
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    5 oz. Farfalle Pasta
  • 2 Garlic Cloves
  • 6 oz. Broccoli Florets
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    8 oz. Shrimp
  • 2 oz. Peas
  • Info
    4 fl. oz. Light Cream
  • Info
    3 Tbsp. Basil Pesto
  • Nutrition (per serving)

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Recipe Steps

You Will Need

  • Olive Oil
  • Salt
  • Pepper
  • 1 Medium Pot
  • 1 Colander
  • 1 Medium Non-Stick Pan

Before You Cook

  • Step 1 - Cook the Pasta

    Cook the Pasta

    Once water is boiling, add pasta and cook until al dente, 8-10 minutes. Reserve ¼ cup pasta cooking water. Drain pasta in a colander. Set aside. While pasta cooks, prepare ingredients.

  • Step 2 - Prepare the Ingredients

    Prepare the Ingredients

    Mince garlic. Cut broccoli into bite-sized pieces, if necessary. Pat shrimp dry, and season with a pinch of pepper.

  • Step 3 - Sear the Shrimp

    Sear the Shrimp

    Place a medium non-stick pan over medium-high heat and add 2 tsp. olive oil. Add shrimp to hot pan and cook undisturbed until seared on one side, 2-3 minutes. Flip, and cook until shrimp reaches a minimum internal temperature of 145 degrees, 1-2 minutes. Transfer shrimp to a plate. Reserve pan; no need to wipe clean.

  • Step 4 - Cook the Vegetables

    Cook the Vegetables

    Return pan used to cook shrimp to medium-high heat and add 2 tsp. olive oil. Add garlic, broccoli, peas, and ¼ tsp. salt to hot pan and stir occasionally until broccoli is tender, 3-5 minutes.

  • Step 5 - Finish the Dish

    Finish the Dish

    Add cream, pesto, half the cheese (reserve remaining for garnish), and half the pasta cooking water to pan. Bring to a simmer and stir occasionally until sauce is thickened, 2-3 minutes. If needed, add remaining pasta water 1 Tbsp. a time until desired consistency is reached. Stir in pasta, shrimp, ¼ tsp. salt, and a pinch of pepper. Remove from burner. Plate dish as pictured on front of card, garnishing with remaining cheese. Bon appétit!