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Spinach Shrimp Fettuccine Recipe

Spinach Shrimp Fettuccine Recipe

"I experimented for a couple of years before perfecting this colorful dish, and everyone raves about it," Kristin Walker writes from chesapeake, Virginia. "It's easy and light and fits into my busy schedule."
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 20 min. YIELD:8 servings

Ingredients

  • 1 pound uncooked fettuccine
  • 1 package (6 ounces) baby spinach
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 4 garlic cloves, minced
  • 1 pound uncooked medium shrimp, peeled and deveined
  • 2 medium plum tomatoes, seeded and chopped
  • 1/2 teaspoon Italian seasoning
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 cup shredded Parmesan cheese

Directions

  • 1. Cook fettuccine according to package directions. Meanwhile, in a large skillet, saute spinach in oil for 2 minutes or until spinach begins to wilt. Add garlic; cook 1 minute longer.
  • 2. Add the shrimp, tomatoes, Italian seasoning and salt; saute for 2-3 minutes or until shrimp turn pink. Drain fettuccine and add to skillet; toss to coat. Sprinkle with cheese. Yield: 8 servings.

Nutritional Facts

1-1/4 cups equals 283 calories, 5 g fat (1 g saturated fat), 85 mg cholesterol, 209 mg sodium, 41 g carbohydrate, 3 g fiber, 17 g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 2 starch, 2 vegetable, 1-1/2 lean meat.

Wine Pairings

Light-Bodied White Wine

Enjoy this recipe with a light-bodied white wine such as Sauvignon Blanc or Pinot Grigio.