You are here: Home » Recipes » Shrimp in Basil Butter Shrimp in Basil Butter Recipe by Favorite Recipes Press Yield 4 servings This is a tasty pasta dish that your family is going to love. PrintEmail Ingredients 1/4 cup torn gresh basil1 1/2 cups (3 sticks) butter, softened1 teaspoon minced garlic1/4 teaspoon salt1/8 teaspoon pepper, or to taste1/4 cup freshly grated Parmesan cheese16 ounces fresh linguini or angel hair pasta1 pound medium shrimp, peeled -- Butter for sauteing Instructions Combine the basil, 1 1/2 cups butter, garlic, salt, pepper and cheese in a food processor and process until smooth. Refrigerate, covered, for up to 3 days. Cook the pasta using the package directions. Saute the shrimp in butter in a large skillet for 2 to 3 minutes or until the shrimp turn pink. Toss the butter mixture with the shrimp and pasta in a large bowl. Recipe reprinted with permission from South Carolina Outdoor Press Association’s Wild Fare and Wise Words (Columbia, South Carolina, 2005).