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L'artisan
20 minutes

L’Artisan: Tiger Shrimp Pesto Pasta Primavera

with Fresh Conchiglie over Lemony Mascarpone

Cooking time

20 minutes

Servings

2/4

Calories

820 /serving

This is pasta with a premium touch. Big juicy tiger shrimp are the star attraction in a decadent Italian-inspired arrangement of lemony and basil pesto flavours. They find their perfect match for size and theme in fresh conchiglie boiled to al dente. Toss the giant shells with string beans, peas and cherry tomatoes for some bright, summery veggie representation. Swipe each bowl with a mixture of mascarpone and lemon zest for restaurant flourish.

We will send you:

  • 340g Tiger shrimp
  • 140g Cherry tomatoes
  • 200g String beans
  • 1 Lemon
  • 30ml Basil pesto
  • 100g Green peas
  • 225g Fresh conchiglie pasta
  • 30g Vegetable demi-glace
  • 50ml Mascarpone
  • 7.5g Bell Pepper & Olive spices (garlic, red bell pepper, dried black olives, basil, oregano, salt, parsley, lemon, sunflower oil, black pepper)

Contains: Eggs, Milk, Shrimp, Cashews, Wheat

You will need:

Large pot
Large pan
Zester
Strainer
Oil
2 or 4 tbsp Butter
Salt & pepper (S&P)
Total Fat
36 g
Saturated Fat
15 g
Sodium
2190 mg
Total Carb
83 g
Sugars
10 g
Protein
45 g
Fibre
10 g
Preparation
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Mise en place
Bring a large pot of salted water to a boil. Zest and juice the lemon. Remove the stem ends of the string beans. Halve the tomatoes. In a small bowl, make the lemony mascarpone by combining the mascarpone, ½ the lemon juice, ½ the lemon zest, a drizzle of oil, ⅓ of the spices and S&P.
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Sauté the vegetables
In a large pan, heat a drizzle of oil on medium-high. Sauté the string beans and tomatoes, 2 to 3 min., until beginning to soften. Add the peas and remaining lemon zest. Sauté, 1 to 2 min., until the peas have softened; season with ½ the remaining spices and S&P. Transfer to a plate. Wipe out and reserve the pan.
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Boil the pasta
Add the pasta to the pot of boiling water; stir gently to separate. Boil, 3 to 4 min., until al dente. Reserving ½ cup cooking water (double for 4 portions), drain and toss with a drizzle of oil to prevent sticking. Reserve the pot.
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Cook the shrimp
Pat the shrimp dry with paper towel (remove the shells from the tails if desired); season with the remaining spices and S&P. In the reserved pan, heat a drizzle of oil on medium. Cook the shrimp*, 1 to 2 min. per side, until opaque and cooked through.
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Combine the pasta
In the reserved pot, heat 2 tbsp butter (double for 4 portions) on medium. Add the pasta, vegetables, pesto, demi-glace, remaining lemon juice, ½ the reserved cooking water and S&P. Cook, stirring frequently, 1 to 2 min., until the pasta is coated. If the sauce seems dry, gradually add the remaining cooking water until you achieve your desired consistency.
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Plate your dish
Divide the lemony mascarpone between your bowls and spread out in a circular motion. Top with the pasta and shrimp. Bon appétit!

*Health Canada recommends cooking shellfish to a minimum internal temperature of 74°C.