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This Garlic Butter Shrimp Pasta is a simple and incredibly delicious one pot meal you can make in under 30 minutes. Tender and juicy shrimp are cooked in a garlicky and buttery sauce before being tossed with baby spinach and freshly grated parmesan. It’s a quick and easy dish that’s restaurant quality. #ShrimpPasta
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Garlic Butter Shrimp Pasta

A one pot meal ready in less than 30 minutes with tender and juicy shrimp cooked in a garlicky and buttery sauce and then tossed with parmesan cheese. It’s a quick and easy dish with restaurant quality flavor.
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time10 mins
Total Time20 mins
Course: Main Course
Servings: 4 servings
Calories: 576kcal
Author: TipBuzz

Ingredients

  • 8 ounces fettuccine or linguine
  • 1 pound raw shrimp peeled, deveined and thawed (medium size)
  • 8 tbsp unsalted butter divided
  • 3 large cloves garlic minced
  • 1 tsp dried oregano
  • 1/2 tsp red pepper flakes
  • salt & pepper to taste
  • 2 cups baby spinach
  • 1/3 cup grated parmesan
  • 1 tbsp fresh parsley chopped, optional

Instructions

  • In a large pot with boiling water, add salt and cook pasta according to package directions. Drain and toss with oil to prevent sticking and set aside.
  • Thaw the shrimp if they are frozen. Pat dry with paper towel and season with salt and pepper. Set aside.
  • Place a large skillet over medium high heat. Add 2 tablespoon of butter, garlic, oregano and red pepper flakes. Cook one minute until fragrant.
  • Add shrimp and cook 1-2 minutes per side until they turn pink and curl. Remove shrimp from the skillet.
  • Add the remaining 6 tbsp butter to the skillet. Add in spinach and sauté for 1 minute.
  • Stir in pasta, shrimp and parmesan, tossing until evenly combined.
  • Garnish with optional parsley, serve and enjoy!

Notes

For a lighter version, use 6 tbsp olive oil instead of 8 tbsp butter. 

Nutrition

Calories: 576kcal | Carbohydrates: 41g | Protein: 35g | Fat: 29g | Saturated Fat: 16g | Cholesterol: 401mg | Sodium: 1040mg | Potassium: 323mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 1g | Vitamin A: 2380IU | Vitamin C: 10.4mg | Calcium: 302mg | Iron: 4.1mg