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Sun-dried Tomato Pesto Shrimp Asparagus Skillet

Yield: 4 people
Prep Time:
5 mins
Cook Time:
15 mins
Total Time:
20 mins
You’ll love this Sun-dried Tomato Pesto Shrimp Asparagus Skillet recipe because it’s made with super easy homemade sun dried tomato pesto and it’s ready in just 20 minutes.
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3.25 from 32 votes

Ingredients

For the Shrimp and Asparagus Skillet

  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • ½ cup red onion — chopped
  • 1 garlic clove — minced
  • 1 lb. asparagus — cut the spears diagonally in 1 and 2 inch pieces
  • 1 lb. shrimp — peeled and deveined tail-on
  • 2 tablespoons sun-dried tomato pesto — recipe below

For the Sun-dried Tomato Pesto

  • 3 garlic clove
  • 1 cup fresh basil
  • 1 cup sun-dried tomato packed in olive oil
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • ½ cup Parmesan cheese

Instructions

  1. In a food processor add all the ingredients for the sun-dried tomato pesto and process on low for about 1 or 2 minutes. Set aside.
  2. In a skillet add olive oil and onions. Sauté for about 5 minutes or until the onions are soft. Add garlic and cook for more 30 seconds.
  3. Add asparagus and sauté for 5 minutes. If necessary add a little bit of water to help to cook the asparagus.
  4. Add shrimp and cook until they are pink. Be careful to not overcook them, otherwise they will have a rubbery texture.
  5. Add the sun-dried tomato pesto and mix everything well to combine.
  6. Enjoy!

Recipe Notes

Love shrimp recipes? I have a list of delicious, easy and healthy shrimp recipes here.
 
Course: Main Course
Cuisine: American
Keyword: dinner, gluten-free, low-carb, lunch, one-pan, paleo, seafood, spring, summer

Nutrition Information

Amount per serving (1/4) — Calories: 207, Fat: 6.3g, Saturated Fat: 1.3g, Cholesterol: 239mg, Sodium: 369mg, Carbohydrates: 8.8g, Fiber: 2.9g, Sugar: 3.5g, Protein: 29g

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