AuthorMike EgrieCategory, , DifficultyIntermediate
Garlicky Shrimp Pasta
Yields6 Servings
Prep Time15 minsCook Time10 minsTotal Time25 mins
 12 oz whole-wheat linguine or fettuccine
 2 tbsp olive oil, divided
 1 lb shrimp, peeled and deveined
 1 tbsp no-salt-added Italian seasoning, divided
 5 cups packed fresh spinach
 3 garlic cloves, minced
 2 cups halved cherry tomatoes
 ¼ cup grated parmesan
1

In a large pot of boiling water cook pasta al dente according to package directions. Drain; set aside.

2

Meanwhile, in a large skillet heat 1 tablespoon of the oil over medium-high heat. Sprinkle shrimp with 1 teaspoon of the seasoning. Add shrimp to skillet; cook 2 minutes or until pink. Transfer shrimp to a plate; cover to keep warm. Return skillet to heat. Add remaining 1 tablespoon oil. Add spinach; cook and stir just until wilted. Add garlic, tomatoes and remaining 2 teaspoons seasoning; cook 3 to 5 minutes.

3

Add cooked pasta to skillet; toss to combine. Return shrimp to skillet; toss and cook until heated through. Place pasta in a serving bowl. Sprinkle with Parmesan, and serve.

Make it a meal: Serve with roasted broccolini and beets.

Culinary: Tip for Cooking Pasta: Stir the pasta.
Stir the pasta immediately after adding it to the water, and occasionally while it’s cooking. This prevents the pasta from sticking together.

Nutrition: 1 (3-oz.) serving (cooked) shrimp is 80 calories and 18g protein. Shrimp has a sweet, mild flavor. It is very tender and firm, with shades of pink through the tail.

Ingredients

 12 oz whole-wheat linguine or fettuccine
 2 tbsp olive oil, divided
 1 lb shrimp, peeled and deveined
 1 tbsp no-salt-added Italian seasoning, divided
 5 cups packed fresh spinach
 3 garlic cloves, minced
 2 cups halved cherry tomatoes
 ¼ cup grated parmesan

Directions

1

In a large pot of boiling water cook pasta al dente according to package directions. Drain; set aside.

2

Meanwhile, in a large skillet heat 1 tablespoon of the oil over medium-high heat. Sprinkle shrimp with 1 teaspoon of the seasoning. Add shrimp to skillet; cook 2 minutes or until pink. Transfer shrimp to a plate; cover to keep warm. Return skillet to heat. Add remaining 1 tablespoon oil. Add spinach; cook and stir just until wilted. Add garlic, tomatoes and remaining 2 teaspoons seasoning; cook 3 to 5 minutes.

3

Add cooked pasta to skillet; toss to combine. Return shrimp to skillet; toss and cook until heated through. Place pasta in a serving bowl. Sprinkle with Parmesan, and serve.

Garlicky Shrimp Pasta
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