Sautéed Shrimp with Spinach, Tomatoes and Penne

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This is a great meal to make with your kids, friends, or spouse
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
376
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.

 

 

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.

Nutritional Facts

Total Fat
5g
7%
Sugar
3g
N/A
Saturated Fat
0.8g
4.2%
Cholesterol
96mg
32%
Protein
22g
43%
Carbs
60g
20%
Vitamin A
126µg
14%
Vitamin B12
0.8µg
14%
Vitamin B6
0.3mg
15.5%
Vitamin C
11mg
18%
Vitamin E
2mg
9%
Vitamin K
87µg
100%
Calcium
79mg
8%
Fiber
3g
13%
Folate (food)
64µg
N/A
Folate equivalent (total)
64µg
16%
Iron
2mg
10%
Magnesium
74mg
19%
Monounsaturated
2g
N/A
Niacin (B3)
3mg
17%
Phosphorus
352mg
50%
Polyunsaturated
1g
N/A
Potassium
450mg
13%
Riboflavin (B2)
0.1mg
7%
Sodium
539mg
22%
Thiamin (B1)
0.1mg
7.9%
Zinc
2mg
13%

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