Pesto Cream Sauce

  • PrepTime: 30 Mins
  • CookTime: 20 Mins
  • TotalTime: 50 Mins

Ingredient

  1. 1 (16 ounce) package linguine pasta
  2. 2 tablespoons olive oil
  3. 1 small onion, chopped
  4. 8 cloves garlic, sliced
  5. ½ cup butter
  6. 2 tablespoons all-purpose flour
  7. 2 cups milk
  8. 1 pinch salt
  9. 1 pinch pepper
  10. 1 ½ cups grated Romano cheese
  11. 1 cup prepared basil pesto
  12. 1 pound cooked shrimp, peeled and deveined
  13. 20 mushrooms, chopped
  14. 3 roma (plum) tomato, diced

Instruction

  1. Bring a large pot of lightly salted water to a boil. Add pasta and cook for 8 to 10 minutes or until al dente; drain.
  2. Heat olive oil in a large skillet over medium heat. Saute onion until tender and translucent. Stir in garlic and butter, and saute until garlic is soft and fragrant, about 1 minute. Dissolve flour in milk, then stir in. Season with salt and pepper, and simmer 4 minutes, stirring constantly. Add cheese, and stir until melted. Stir in pesto. Add shrimp, mushrooms and tomatoes. Cook 4 minutes, or until heated through. Toss with pasta until evenly coated.
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