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Pesto Pasta with Shrimp

50 mins

An easy-to-make pasta recipe for you and your toddler.


  • 1 tbsp butter
  • 1 tbsp flour 
  • 1 cup water 
  • 4 scoops Good Grow™ Nutritional Toddler Drink, Milk Flavour  
  • 4 tbsp prepared pesto 
  • 3 grape tomatoes cut into age-appropriate sized pieces 
  • 3 cooked shrimp, 31-40 count, cut into age-appropriate sized pieces 
  • ¾ cup cooked fusilli pasta

Step by step

  • 45 mins
  • 5 mins
  • 50 mins
    Time total
  • In a saucepan over medium heat, melt butter. Add flour and gently stir until completely mixed. Cook for three minutes.

  • Reduce heat and slowly add the water, whisking constantly until completely combined. Remove from heat and transfer to a bowl.

  • Allow to cool below 38°C (approximately 40 minutes). Once sauce has cooled, add Good Grow™ and pesto, and stir until smooth.

  • In a bowl, combine ⅓ cup sauce, tomatoes, shrimp and pasta. Mix completely and serve.


  • Reserve extra sauce for up to 24 hours in the fridge.
  • If using store-bought pesto, don’t forget to check the ingredient list for allergens.


The cooking process will inactivate the active probiotic cultures in GOOD GROW.

Recipe Video


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