Easy Shrimp Florentine and Penne Pasta

Total Time
30mins
Prep
15 mins
Cook
15 mins

I found this in a women's magazine. Very quick and super easy.

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Ingredients

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Directions

  1. Boil the pasta in salted water until done.
  2. While the pasta is cooking, saute the shrimp in a pan with the olive oil and garlic. Cook for 3-5 minutes, just until the shrimp turns white and pink through. Remove from heat and keep warm.
  3. Cook creamed spinach in microwave according to package directions or until hot throughout.
  4. Before draining pasta, reserve 1/2 cup of the pasta water.
  5. Drain pasta in colander and put the hot pasta in a large pasta serving dish. Pour the 1/2 cup water and spinach over the pasta and top with cooked shrimp.
  6. Toss so that sauce coats the pasta and serve.
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4 5

This was super easy and went together really fast. After reading the other reviews, I decided to tweak things a little bit. I doubled the garlic and added 2 T. of Emeril's Essence while sauteing the shrimp. Otherwise, I made it exactly as written, serving it over whole wheat penne pasta. In lieu of the pasta water, I might use heavy cream next time to make it a little richer. I also served it with parmesan cheese sprinkled on, which I might add while cooking next time. This is definitely worth playing with, though. Thanks for posting this.

3 5

Thought it was kind of bland. Needed something.

5 5

Fantastic recipe! I halved the amount of creamed spinach and pasta but used the recommended amounts of everything else. I added a splash of milk and about a 1/4 cup of parmesan cheese to the creamed spinach mixture to make it richer. Great flavor and a definite regular in our house :)