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*
Total Fat 21g 32%
Saturated Fat 8g 40%
Cholesterol 315mg 105%
Sodium 1496mg 62%
Potassium 447mg 13%
Total Carbohydrates 66g 22%
Dietary Fiber 3g 12%
Sugars 2g
Protein 35g 70%
Vitamin A 64.9%
Vitamin C 18.6%
Calcium 21.7%
Iron 24.1%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.