Cook linguine according to package directions. Meanwhile, in a blender, combine the next eight ingredients; cover and process until blended. Pour into a large skillet; bring to boil. Reduce heat, stir in the shrimp; simmer, uncovered for 3-4 minutes or until shrimp turn pink.
Drain linguine; toss with shrimp mixture. Sprinkle with Parmesan cheese and parsley if desired.
Yield: 6 servings.