Sautéed Shrimp with Spinach, Tomatoes and Penne

This is a great meal to make with your kids, friends, or spouse
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This is a simple pasta recipe great for company or family

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This sautéed shrimp dish is a great meal to prepare together with your kids, friends, or spouse. The beautiful colors and flavors make this a perfect lunch or dinner.

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6
Servings
472
Calories Per Serving
Deliver Ingredients

Notes

You can simply omit the pasta if you are following the paleo diet or use gluten-free pasta, spaghetti squash, or zucchini noodles!

 

Ingredients

  • 1 Tablespoon olive oil, plus more if needed
  • 3 Cups spinach
  • 1 clove garlic, minced
  • 1 Cup cherry or grape tomatoes
  • 1 Pound large shrimp, peeled and deveined
  • 1 Teaspoon sea salt
  • 1/2 Teaspoon freshly ground pepper
  • 1 Tablespoon parsley
  • 3/4 Cups chicken broth
  • 1 Pound cooked penne pasta
  • 1 Teaspoon lemon zest
  • 1 Tablespoon fresh lemon juice

Directions

In a large Dutch oven, heat 1 tablespoon olive oil over medium-high. Add the spinach and cook for about 2 minutes. Add the garlic and cook for 30 seconds. Add the tomatoes and shrimp. Cook until the shrimp is almost opaque throughout, about 4 minutes. Season with salt, pepper, and fresh parsley and toss all of the ingredients together. Add in the chicken broth and let it warm through.

Toss the cooked penne into the pan and add lemon zest and lemon juice.

 

 

Nutritional Facts

Total Fat
14g
20%
Sugar
17g
19%
Saturated Fat
4g
17%
Cholesterol
12mg
4%
Carbohydrate, by difference
74g
57%
Protein
15g
33%
Vitamin A, RAE
23µg
3%
Vitamin C, total ascorbic acid
9mg
12%
Vitamin K (phylloquinone)
2µg
2%
Calcium, Ca
134mg
13%
Choline, total
13mg
3%
Fiber, total dietary
7g
28%
Folate, total
37µg
9%
Iron, Fe
4mg
22%
Magnesium, Mg
46mg
14%
Manganese, Mn
1mg
56%
Niacin
3mg
21%
Phosphorus, P
99mg
14%
Selenium, Se
24µg
44%
Sodium, Na
572mg
38%
Water
161g
6%
Zinc, Zn
1mg
13%

Sautéed Shrimp Shopping Tip

Seafood shopping is quite easy in the general sense. Rule of thumb: if it smells fishy, don't buy. Fresh seafood should smell mild and more like the ocean and sea water rather than fish.

Sautéed Shrimp Cooking Tip

Looking for a quick mid-week dinner? Seafood is a safe bet. It's quick to cook and simple recipes can get dinner on the table in 20 minutes.