Creamy Shrimp and Spinach Pasta

Total Time
Prep 20 mins
Cook 30 mins

This pasta is from Southern Living's Editor's Choice Recipes. It is a one dish meal, and though written with shrimp, also works well with crawfish tails or diced cooked chicken breasts. Note: Fresh whole nutmeg can be stored in an airtight container for 2 to 3 years.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Cook pasta according to the package directions, omitting salt and fat. Drain; return to the pan. Immediately stir in spinach; toss until the spinach wilts. Set aside.
  2. Melt 1 tbsp butter in a large nonstick skillet over medium high heat. Add mushrooms, and cook, stirring occasionally for 8 minutes, or until browned. Add onion, and saute over medium heat for 10 minutes or until tender. Add garlic and saute for 1 minute.
  3. Stir in chicken broth and white wine. Increase heat to medium high heat, and cook, stirring often for 8 minutes or until the mixture thickens slightly. Reduce heat to medium. Stir in the cream cheese and next 3 ingredients until smooth. Add the cooked shrimp, and cook until thoroughly heated. Pour shrimp mixture over the pasta mixture; toss to combine. Sprinkle evenly with grated Parmesan cheese, and serve immediately.


Most Helpful

Lip smacking from my husband always results in a five star recipe. I used regular button mushrooms. Made for Everyday Holiday Tag game. :)

Lori Mama March 04, 2012

Delicious pasta dish -- even though it isn't pretty, but wonderful! I used a bit less of the broth and a bit extra of the wine to have the right amount of liquid for a great weeknight and healthy supper. Thanks for sharing!

ellie_ September 28, 2009

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