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98% would make again

One-Pot Lemon Garlic Shrimp Pasta

This easy 30-minute pasta recipe transforms ingredients that you already have in your kitchen into a posh, seafood dish you’ll want to serve at your next dinner party. And since the whole dish is made in a single pot, clean-up is easy. Don’t be surprised if this becomes your favorite quick go-to.

by Robert Broadfootfeatured in Top 5 Pasta Recipes

25 minutes

25 minutes

Ingredients

for 4 servings

  • 8 oz linguine (225 g)
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 8 tablespoons unsalted butter, 1 stick
  • 4 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 teaspoon red pepper flakes
  • 1 ¼ lb large shrimp (570 g)
  • salt, to taste
  • pepper, to taste
  • 1 teaspoon dried oregano
  • 4 cups baby spinach (160 g)
  • ¼ cup parmesan cheese (25 g), grated
  • 2 tablespoons fresh parsley, chopped
  • 1 tablespoon lemon juice

Nutrition Info

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    Calories 700
    Fat 40g
    Carbs 48g
    Fiber 4g
    Sugar 2g
    Protein 36g

Estimated values based on one serving size.

Preparation

  1. In a large pot, boil water and add pasta. Cook (stirring frequently) until al dente.
  2. Drain and set pasta aside.
  3. In the same pan, heat olive oil and 2 tablespoons of butter. Add garlic and crushed red pepper, cook until fragrant.
  4. Toss in shrimp, salt and pepper to taste, and stir until shrimp start to turn pink, but are not fully cooked.
  5. Add oregano and spinach, cook until wilted.
  6. Return cooked pasta to the pot, add remaining butter, parmesan, and parsley. Stir until well mixed and the butter is melted.
  7. When the shrimp are cooked, add lemon juice, mix once more, then serve while hot.
  8. Enjoy!