Garlic Shrimp and Spinach Skillet Meal

By Mr. Food

Garlic Shrimp and Spinach Skillet Meal

Ingredients

Plump shrimp, flavorful and healthy garlic, and baby spinach are the key ingredients in our 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 

  • 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)

Directions

  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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