Friday, September 23, 2011

Tricolor pasta with creamy pesto shrimp sauce

 I have this tricolor pasta from world market  about a month ago.I like the store, a lot of interesting stuff to buy,not only  Food & Drink, what I like about this egg noodles pasta is the colors and looks like a bird nest,so yeah it's been a month I have to use them, while I clean up my pantry,to check the old stuff !!
I made simple pasta sauce with it,since I had basil pesto on the fridge need to use them as well...



tricolor pasta with creamy pesto shrimp sauce
Ingredients :
8 oz tricolor egg pasta nest
1 cup cherry tomato
1 cup cut fresh asparagus/12 stalk
Parmesans cheese ( sprinkles )

Pasta sauce Ingredients:
3 tbs basil pesto
1/2 cup heavy cream
1/2 cup milk
2 cup cooked shrimp/ tail off

serving 3-4

Preparation:
Bring pasta to boil,and follow direction on the package
on another pan on low heat mix ,basil pesto,heavy cream,milk and cooked shrimp
simmer until  boiling and turn of the heat set aside
cut cherry tomato in half,
microwave cut asparagus with little bit of water for about 2 minutes
chopped parsley really fine
 arrange pasta noodles,tomato,and asparagus on the plate,pour pasta sauce on top
sprinkles with Parmesans cheese and chopped parsley

 E N J O Y




10 comments:

Lizzy said...

I love the photo with the tricolor nests...just lovely! And as a pesto fan, this dish sounds amazing~

Peggy said...

This is a beautiful dish! Would be great to serve at a dinner party =)

My Home Diary in Turkey said...

Ridwan.. did you make those triple color pasta by ur self?? it's sound great.. apalagi with that shrimp pesto... Love it! ^,^

Asian-spice mix said...

@My Home Diary in Turkey
Citra : No i didn't make those triple pasta,is store bought,i just make the sauce :)

Stephanie @ Eat. Drink. Love. said...

Ridwan, this might be my favorite recipe I've seen from you! It sounds so delicious! I love pesto and your use of the tricolor pasta!!

Ann said...

I love, love, LOVE this! not only the pasta kept separately, but the vegetables served the same way. Then sauce...brilliant!

Christine's Pantry said...

Another great recipe. Thanks so much for sharing.

Nava Krishnan said...

Nic Riz, love the asparagus and the colors are so stricking.

Pegasuslegend said...

What a gorgeous photo and sauce... love that basil pesto with shrimp great idea of combo's here!

Jay said...

sounds yummm n delicious..:)
Tasty Appetite