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Angel Hair Pasta With Shrimp In A Tomato Pesto Sauce

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Ingredients
  White wine 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Shrimp 1 Pound, peeled, deveined
For the sauce:
  Olive oil 1 Tablespoon
  Green pepper 1 , chopped
  Mushrooms 1 Pound, chopped
  Plum tomatoes 2 Pound, finely chopped
  Dried oregano 4 Teaspoon
  Dried basil 1 Tablespoon
  Honey 1 Teaspoon
  Bay leaf 1
  Tomato paste 1 Tablespoon
For the pesto sauce
  Packed basil leaves 2 1⁄2 Cup (40 tbs)
  Walnuts 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Parmesan cheese 2 Tablespoon
  Garlic 3 Clove (15 gm), crushed
  Angel hair pasta/Capellini 10 Ounce
Directions

GETTING READY
1) Cook the pasta al dente as per its packet instructions. Drain and set aside.
2) In a saucepan, add in wine and shrimps and cook on low flame till the shrimp just turns pink. Drain the liquid and reserve for later.

MAKING
3) In a saucepan, heat oil on medium and saute green peppers, onions for 5 minutes until cooked. Add in mushrooms, wine and the reserved shrimp liquid and cook for 2 minutes. Mix in tomatoes, oregano, basil, honey, bay leaf.
4) When the mixture starts to boil, turn down the flame to medium and cook for 20 minutes or till the sauce thickens. Mix in the tomato paste and cook for 10 more minutes.
5) Alongside, in a blender puree basil, walnurs, parmesan, olive oil and garlic to form a smooth paste. Keep 1/4 cup aside and refrigerate rest of the pesto sauce.
6) Toss the pasta with tomato and pesto sauces.

SERVING
7) Sprinkle with a lot of cheese before serving.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
Italian
Course: 
Main Dish
Method: 
Boiled
Ingredient: 
Pasta
Interest: 
Healthy
Preparation Time: 
15 Minutes
Cook Time: 
40 Minutes
Ready In: 
55 Minutes
Servings: 
4

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