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Roasted Shrimp Tossed with Parsley Pesto

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  • Level: Easy
  • Total: 16 min
  • Prep: 10 min
  • Cook: 6 min
  • Yield: 6 servings
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1 bunch parsley leaves

3 garlic cloves

1/4 cup pine nuts

1 teaspoon lemon juice

1/4 cup grated Pecorino Romano

3 to 4 tablespoons olive oil


  1. 1 1/2 pounds shrimp, roasted using your favorite method, and allowed to cool to room temperature
  2. Combine all the ingredients except for the oil and shrimp in a food processor. Pulse about 1 minute, slowly pouring the oil into the processor, to make a smooth pesto.
  3. Serve pesto with the shrimp on the side as a dipping sauce or toss the shrimp with the pesto.