Garlic Shrimp and Spinach

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Plump shrimp, flavorful and healthy garlic, and baby spinach are the key ingredients in Mr. Food's quick-to-fix Garlic Shrimp and Spinach skillet meal. Whether for company or a quick weeknight dinner, it will bring you tasty rewards.

Serves: 4

Cooking Time: 25 min

 

Ingredients

1 pound angel hair pasta

1/2 cup (1 stick) butter

1 pound medium shrimp, peeled, deveined and tails removed

1 tablespoon chopped fresh garlic

1/2 teaspoon salt

1/2 teaspoon black pepper

1 (6-ounce) bag fresh baby spinach

1/2 pint cherry tomatoes, halved

1/4 cup pine nuts

1 tablespoon fresh lemon juice (juice of 1/2 lemon)

 

Instructions

1. Cook pasta according to package directions; drain and keep warm in a serving bowl.

2. Meanwhile, in a large skillet, melt butter over medium-high heat; add shrimp, garlic, salt, and pepper, and sauté 2 to 3 minutes, stirring occasionally, until shrimp turn pink. Remove shrimp mixture to a bowl.

3. Add spinach, cherry tomatoes, and pine nuts to skillet and cook 2 to 3 minutes, or until spinach is wilted. Return shrimp mixture to skillet with vegetables, and simmer 1 to 2 minutes. Serve over pasta and drizzle with lemon juice.

 

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