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Barilla Campanelle with Basil Pesto, Asparagus & Seafood


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Barilla Campanelle with Basil Pesto, Asparagus & Seafood
PREPARATION TIME
35 minutes

DIFFICULTY
Medium

TYPE
Main course

NUTRITIONAL FACTS
CALORIES: 350
CARBOHYDRATE: 45.0g
PROTEIN: 16.0g
FAT: 12.0g

TYPE OF RECIPE
Seafood


Ingredients for 8 people


1 BOX Barilla Campanelle
3/4 OUNCE Fresh Basil
1 CLOVE Garlic
2 TABLESPOONS Pine Nuts
2 TABLESPOONS Parmigiano-Reggiano Cheese Freshly Grated
1/3 CUP Extra Virgin Olive Oil
2 CUPS Asparagus Cut Into 2-Inch Pieces
1/2 POUND Shrimp
1/2 POUND Bay Scallops



Preparation 20 minutes preparation + 15 minutes cooking
1. BRING a large pot of water to a boil

2. PROCESS basil leaves, garlic, pine nuts, salt, pepper, cheese, and ¼ cup of olive oil in a food processor until smooth

3. Set aside

4. HEAT remaining olive oil in a large skillet

5. Add asparagus and sauté over medium heat for 3-4 minutes or until slightly tender

6. Season with salt and pepper

7. ADD shrimp and scallops

8. Sauté until opaque in center; set aside

9. COOK Campanelle 8 minutes

10. Drain, reserving 2 cups of pasta cooking water

11. ADD pasta to asparagus and seafood mixtures

12. Add pesto; toss well and continue cooking

13. ADD small amounts of pasta cooking water to thin and thicken as desired

14. Serve immediately