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Creamy Pesto Rotini with Shrimp

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Yield

Makes 4 servings

kikkoman products used:

ingredients

1/2 pound uncooked rotini pasta
1/4 cup olive oil
2 cloves garlic
1 green onion, sliced
1/4 cup pine nuts, toasted
1 cup packed fresh basil leaves
3/4 pound fresh or thawed medium-size shrimp
or prawns (31 to 40 count), peeled and deveined
2/3 cup Pearl Green Tea Organic Soymilk*
1 teaspoon Kikkoman Soy Sauce
3/4 teaspoon salt
Toasted pine nuts (optional)

directions

  1. Cook pasta according to package directions, omitting salt; drain.
  2. Meanwhile, measure olive oil, garlic, green onion, 1/4 cup pine nuts and basil into blender container. Cover and process on medium until smooth, scraping sides down occasionally.
  3. Bring 1/2 cup water to boil in medium-size saucepan. Add shrimp; cook about 2 minutes, or until shrimp turn pink. Stir in soymilk, soy sauce and salt; cook and stir until heated through. Add pasta and pesto; cook, stirring, until combined.
  4. Sprinkle with additional pine nuts, as desired.

*Or, substitute with Pearl Original Organic Soymilk.

THE STORY OF SOY SAUCE

Even people who love soy sauce and use it all the time are often surprised to learn what it is and how it’s made. We make ours from just four simple ingredients—water, soybeans, wheat, and salt. Those ingredients are transformed through a traditional brewing process—much like making wine or beer—that has remained unchanged for centuries.

READ THE STORY OF SOY SAUCE

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