Garlic Shrimp and Spinach

June 6, 2010 9:26:13 AM PDT
Plump shrimp, flavorful and healthy garlic, and baby spinach are the key ingredients in our quick-to-fix Garlic Shrimp and Spinach skillet meal. Served over hot cooked pasta, it's a fast weeknight dinner that shouts "Special!"

Serves: 4

Ingredients
* 1 pound angel hair pasta
* 1/2 cup (1 stick) butter
* 1 pound medium shrimp, peeled, deveined and tails removed
* 1 tablespoon chopped fresh garlic
* 1/2 teaspoon salt
* 1/2 teaspoon black pepper
* 1 (6-ounce) bag fresh baby spinach
* 1/2 pint cherry tomatoes, halved
* 1/4 cup pine nuts
* 1 tablespoon fresh lemon juice (juice of 1/2 lemon)

Instructions:

1. Cook pasta according to package directions; drain and keep warm in a serving bowl.

2. Meanwhile, in a large skillet, melt butter over medium-high heat; add shrimp, garlic, salt, and pepper, and sauté 2 to 3 minutes, stirring occasionally, until shrimp turn pink. Remove shrimp mixture to a bowl.

3. Add spinach, cherry tomatoes, and pine nuts to skillet and cook 2 to 3 minutes, or until spinach is wilted. Return shrimp mixture to skillet with vegetables, and simmer 1 to 2 minutes. Serve over pasta and drizzle with lemon juice.

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