Thursday, April 26, 2012

Garlic Shrimp and Spinach

Serves: 4 Cooking Time: 25 min 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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