Grilled Shrimp with Barilla® Basil Pesto

Add pesto to your shrimp the next time you grill!

Barilla Classic Basil Pesto jar

Made with

Traditional Basil Pesto

  • Prep
  • Cook
  • Skill

  • 110
  • 6g
    Total Fat
  • 2g
    Total Carbohydrate
  • 11g


Ingredients for 6 servings

  • ½ jar Barilla® Basil Pesto, divided
  • 6 6-inch wooden skewers, soaked in water 
  • 1 pound shrimp, peeled and deveined
  • 1 tablespoon lemon juice
  • Salt and pepper to taste


  • Preheat grill to medium heat.
  • Place shrimp in a small bowl then toss with half of the pesto, lemon juice, salt and pepper.
  • One by one skewer the shrimp, approximately 4 shrimp per skewer.
  • Lightly oil the grill grates then grill the shrimp 2-3 minutes on each side, or until fully cooked.
  • Remove shrimp and place onto a serving platter and drizzle with remaining pesto.
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