Gluten Free


Shrimp and Red Peppers in Basil Pesto

Cooking Time: 30 Minutes
Serving Size: 2

Ingredients:

  • 2 tbsp Isola My Brother's Extra Virgin Olive Oil
  • 2 cloves of garlic; halved
  • 1.5 oz thinly sliced bell peppers
  • 8 Shrimp or Prawns large peeled and de-veined
  • 1/3 cup Chardonnay Wine
  • salt and pepper to taste
  • 6oz Isola Basil Pesto

Preparation Instructions:

  1. Heat olive oil in a saute' pan add one garlic clove and the Red Bell Peppers. Cook for a few minutes and set them aside.
  2. In the same pan add more olive oil and bring to temperature. Add the second clove of garlic and Scampi. Cook till opaque season with salt and pepper.
  3. Deglaze the pan with wine and when the alcohol has evaporated add the Red Bell Peppers. Cook one more minute, and allow the flavors to blend.
  4. Remove from the heat and stir the Basil Pesto with the Scampi.
  5. Serve immediately.

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This dish is the inspiration of a trip to Cinque Terre. Locals love basil pesto which is paired with almost anything. Here it is simply paired with Scampi and Red Bell Peppers.