Creamy Pesto Sauce Recipe

Creamy Pesto Sauce

Creamy Pesto Sauce is a staple condiment for many of our favorite meals. It’s easy to make, and it looks gorgeous! It’s also quite affordable, so not only do you have a great way to cook pasta, you can find it used in any number of dishes. This creamy pesto recipe will go a long way in adding a rich and flavorful spice to any meal.

Creamy Pesto Sauce is a classic Italian sauce. It is a combination of creamy, intensely flavored cheese and herbs. Creamy pesto sauce can be very flavorful and is the perfect dipping sauce for pasta and bread or the perfect topping for green salads and sandwiches. It can be used for pasta dishes, salads, sandwiches, and crackers. 

Creamy Pesto Sauce is a delicious and simple salad dressing that is quick and easy to make. Basically, you saute your garlic and onions and add some pesto and Romano cheese and you have a delicious, creamy, and very simple pesto sauce. Creamy pesto sauce is a perfect way to do so and it’s super easy to make.

How To Make Creamy Pesto Sauce

Creamy Pesto Sauce is a simple cream sauce that is perfect for pasta, lasagne, lasagna, pizza, or even ice creams.  The recipe uses ingredients that I always have in my kitchen and it’s simple to modify for your taste preferences. The creamy and tangy dressing is made with mushrooms, Romano cheese, garlic, linguine pasta, and olive oil. Ready in less than 50 minutes, this is one sauce that will become a staple in your home.

Ingredients

  • 1 (16 ounces) package of linguine pasta
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1 small onion, chopped
  • 8 cloves garlic, sliced
  • ½ cup butter
  • 2 tablespoons all-purpose flour
  • 2 cups milk
  • 1 pinch salt
  • 1 pinch pepper
  • 1 ½ cups grated Romano cheese
  • 1 cup prepared basil pesto
  • 1 pound cooked shrimp, peeled and deveined
  • 20 mushrooms, chopped
  • 3 Roma (plum) tomato, diced

Step By Step Instructions To Make Creamy Pesto Sauce

Step 1

Bring lightly salted water to a rolling boil in a large pot. Return to a boil after adding linguine.

Step 2

Drain the pasta after cooking it uncovered for 8 to 10 minutes, stirring occasionally.

Step 3

Over medium heat, heat olive oil in a large skillet. Once the onion is tender and translucent, sauté it for a few minutes. 

Step 4

Add garlic and butter; cook for about a minute until garlic is fragrant and soft. Mix flour with milk; dissolve in onion mixture. 

Step 5

Stir constantly for 4 minutes while salting and peppering. Melt the cheese by stirring it until it is melted. 

Step 6

Add pesto to the mixture. For 4 minutes, or until shrimp, mushrooms, and tomatoes are heated through, add shrimp, mushrooms, and tomatoes. Coat pasta evenly with sauce.

Conclusion

We hope you enjoyed this creamy pesto sauce recipe! Pesto is a great way to incorporate some quick and healthy fats into a meal, and it tastes delicious too!  It is great to have on hand for use in many dishes, and it is very versatile. It is also very easy to make. Thanks for reading, and have a great day!

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Creamy Pesto Sauce

Creamy Pesto Sauce Recipe

Creamy Pesto Sauce is a simple cream sauce that is perfect for pasta, lasagne, lasagna, pizza, or even ice creams.The creamy and tangy dressing is made with mushrooms, Romano cheese, garlic, linguine pasta, and olive oil. Ready in less than 50 minutes.
Prep Time 30 mins
Cook Time 20 mins
Total Time 50 mins
Course Sauce
Cuisine Italian
Servings 8 Servings

Ingredients
  

  • 1 (16 ounces) package of linguine pasta
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1 small onion, chopped
  • 8 cloves garlic, sliced
  • ½ cup butter
  • 2 tablespoons all-purpose flour
  • 2 cups milk
  • 1 pinch salt
  • 1 pinch pepper
  • 1 ½ cups grated Romano cheese
  • 1 cup prepared basil pesto
  • 1 pound cooked shrimp, peeled and deveined
  • 20 mushrooms, chopped
  • 3 Roma (plum) tomato, diced

Instructions
 

  • Bring lightly salted water to a rolling boil in a large pot. Return to a boil after adding linguine.
  • Drain the pasta after cooking it uncovered for 8 to 10 minutes, stirring occasionally.
  • Over medium heat, heat olive oil in a large skillet. Once the onion is tender and translucent, sauté it for a few minutes. 
  • Add garlic and butter; cook for about a minute until garlic is fragrant and soft. Mix flour with milk; dissolve in onion mixture. 
  • Stir constantly for 4 minutes while salting and peppering. Melt the cheese by stirring it until it is melted. 
  • Add pesto to the mixture. For 4 minutes, or until shrimp, mushrooms, and tomatoes are heated through, add shrimp, mushrooms, and tomatoes. Coat pasta evenly with sauce.
Keyword Creamy Pesto Sauce