Shrimp Tomato Spinach Pasta in Garlic Butter Sauce

Ingredients

  • 1/4 lemon
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon crushed red pepper or more
  • 1/4 teaspoon paprika
  • 10 oz fettuccine pasta
  • 1 lb shrimp , fresh, uncooked, shelled and deveined
  • 5 tomatoes , medium size, fresh, chopped into large cubes
  • 1 cup spinach cooked
  • 5 garlic cloves , minced
  • 4 tablespoons butter
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1/2 cup Parmesan cheese grated, for serving
    Shrimp Tomato Spinach Pasta in Garlic Butter Sauce

Instructions

  1. Heat a large skillet on medium-high heat.  Add 1 tablespoon butter and 1 tablespoon olive oil, until melted. 
  2. Add fresh shrimp and half the minced garlic. Make sure the shrimp is not crowded. Cook for 1 minute on one side until pink on that side. 
  3. While the shrimp is cooking, generously sprinkle paprika and salt over uncooked side of the shrimp. 
  4. Flip the shrimp over and cook for another 1 or 2 minutes until pink on the other side.
  5. To the skillet with shrimp, add chopped fresh tomatoes, cooked spinach, and the remaining amount of minced garlic. Add 1/2 teaspoon crushed red pepper (or more). Mix everything well, remove from heat while you cook pasta.
  6. In the meantime cook pasta according to package instructions. Drain and rinse with cold water to prevent pasta from cooking and getting mushy.
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