Food & dining

Recipe for pesto shrimp with zucchini and cannellini

Karoline Boehm Goodnick for The Boston Globe

Serves 4 with leftovers

2pounds shrimp, peeled
Salt and pepper, to taste
2tablespoons olive oil
1small onion, chopped
1zucchini, thickly sliced
1can (15 ounces) cannellini beans, drained
1clove garlic, chopped
3tablespoons pesto, at room temperature
Grated rind of 1 lemon

1. Sprinkle shrimp with salt and pepper; set aside.

2. In a skillet over medium heat, heat 1 tablespoon of the olive oil. Add the onion and cook, stirring, for 2 minutes. Add the zucchini and cook 2 minutes more.

Advertisement

3. Stir in the beans and garlic. Cook, stirring, for 1 minute. Taste for seasoning and add more salt and pepper, if you like. Transfer to a platter; keep warm.

4. Wipe out the skillet. Set it on medium-high heat. Add the remaining 1 tablespoon olive oil. Add the shrimp and cook, stirring, for 2 minutes on a side or until they are cooked through and pink.

Get The Weekender in your inbox:
The Globe's top picks for what to see and do each weekend, in Boston and beyond.
Thank you for signing up! Sign up for more newsletters here

5. Add half the shrimp to the zucchini mixture. Reserve the remaining shrimp for the shrimp cakes.

6. Sprinkle the pesto over the zucchini mixture and garnish with lemon rind. Molly Kravitz

Loading comments...
You're reading  1 of 5 free articles.
Get UNLIMITED access for only 99¢ per week Subscribe Now >
You're reading1 of 5 free articles.Keep scrolling to see more articles recomended for you Subscribe now
We hope you've enjoyed your 5 free articles.
Continue reading by subscribing to Globe.com for just 99¢.
 Already a member? Log in Home
Subscriber Log In

We hope you've enjoyed your 5 free articles'

Stay informed with unlimited access to Boston’s trusted news source.

  • High-quality journalism from the region’s largest newsroom
  • Convenient access across all of your devices
  • Today’s Headlines daily newsletter
  • Subscriber-only access to exclusive offers, events, contests, eBooks, and more
  • Less than 25¢ a week
Marketing image of BostonGlobe.com
Marketing image of BostonGlobe.com
Already a subscriber?
Your city. Your stories. Your Globe.
Yours FREE for two weeks.
Enjoy free unlimited access to Globe.com for the next two weeks.
Limited time only - No credit card required!
BostonGlobe.com complimentary digital access has been provided to you, without a subscription, for free starting today and ending in 14 days. After the free trial period, your free BostonGlobe.com digital access will stop immediately unless you sign up for BostonGlobe.com digital subscription. Current print and digital subscribers are not eligible for the free trial.
Thanks & Welcome to Globe.com
You now have unlimited access for the next two weeks.
BostonGlobe.com complimentary digital access has been provided to you, without a subscription, for free starting today and ending in 14 days. After the free trial period, your free BostonGlobe.com digital access will stop immediately unless you sign up for BostonGlobe.com digital subscription. Current print and digital subscribers are not eligible for the free trial.