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Lemon-Garlic Shrimp Pasta

Lemons and seafood—a match made in heaven

Recipe Courtesy of True Citrus

This delicious dish is made in just one pot and is ready in 30 minutes! Fresh shrimp gets cooked in a buttery lemon garlic sauce and gets tossed with fresh Parmesan cheese and pasta.


For the Lemon Garlic Shrimp Pasta

  • 8 Ounces spaghetti pasta
  • 2 Tablespoons olive oil
  • 6 Tablespoons butter
  • 4 Garlic cloves, minced
  • 1 Teaspoon red pepper flakes
  • 1 1/4 Pound large shrimp, cleaned
  • 1 Teaspoon Italian seasoning
  • 4 Cups baby spinach
  • 1/2 Cup Parmesan cheese
  • 2 Tablespoons parsley, chopped
  • 1 Lemon, juice only, or two packets of True Lemon crystallized citrus
  • Salt and pepper, to taste


For the Lemon Garlic Shrimp Pasta

In a large pot cook the pasta in boiling water according to package directions. Drain and set aside.

Using the same pan, heat olive oil and two tablespoons of butter. Add the garlic and red pepper flakes and cook until fragrant.

Add the shrimp and salt and pepper to taste. Cook until the shrimp start to turn pink. Add Italian seasoning and spinach, and cook until wilted.

Add the pasta back to the pot with the remaining butter, parmesan, and parsley. Stir until mixed and butter is melted.

Squeeze lemon juice over dish right before serving.