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Shrimp and Spinach Spaghetti Recipe

Shrimp and Spinach Spaghetti – quick and easy homemade spaghetti with shrimp and spinach in garlic butter sauce. Dinner takes 20 mins.

Course Main Course
Cuisine Italian
Keyword Shrimp and Spinach Spaghetti
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 5 minutes
Total Time 20 minutes
Servings 2 people
Calories 315 kcal


  • 6 oz spaghetti
  • 2 tablespoons unsalted butter
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 2 cloves garlic, ficely minced
  • 8 oz tail-on, shelled and deveined shrimp
  • 2 tablespoons white wine, (optional)
  • 1/3 cup pasta water
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt or to taste
  • 2 cups baby spinach
  • 1/2 tablespoon chopped Italian flat-leaf parsley
  • lemon wedges


  1. Bring a pot of water to boil. Cook the spaghetti according to package instruction until al dente. Drain and save 1/3 cup of the pasta water. Set aside.

  2. Heat up a skillet with the unsalted butter and olive oil. Saute the garlic and add the shrimp. Cook the shrimp until the surface turns opaque, add spaghetti, pasta water, white wine, salt, spinach, stir to combine well.

  3. Turn off heat, stir in the parsley and serve the pasta immediately with some lemon wedges.

Nutrition Facts
Shrimp and Spinach Spaghetti Recipe
Amount Per Serving (2 people)
Calories 315 Calories from Fat 189
% Daily Value*
Fat 21g32%
Saturated Fat 8g50%
Cholesterol 315mg105%
Sodium 1496mg65%
Potassium 447mg13%
Carbohydrates 66g22%
Fiber 3g13%
Sugar 2g2%
Protein 35g70%
Vitamin A 3245IU65%
Vitamin C 15.3mg19%
Calcium 217mg22%
Iron 4.3mg24%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.