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Garlic Shrimp Spaghetti

Garlic shrimp tossed in a delectable and light dressing, served with golden pasta. This Shrimp Spaghetti is the perfect weeknight meal! Easy, delicious, and so satisfying.
Course Main Course
Cuisine American, Italian
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Total Time 25 minutes
Servings 4 servings
Calories 462kcal
Author Rena


  • 8 oz Fettuccine or spaghetti whole wheat, or whole grain
  • 1 Tbsp Olive oil
  • 4-6 Garlic cloves crushed
  • 4 oz Sun-dried tomatoes chopped about 1/4 cup
  • 2 cups Baby plum tomatoes or grape tomatoes, halved
  • 1 1/2 tsp Smoked paprika
  • 1 cup Fish or seafood broth or vegetable broth
  • 1 lb. Raw Shrimps peeled and deveined
  • 2 cups Packed baby spinach
  • Lemon wedges to serve with


  • Bring a large pot of salted water to a boil. Add pasta and stir well. Cook until al-dente according to package instructions. Once done, drain and rinse the pasta well with the cold water and set aside.
  • Heat oil in a skillet over medium-high heat. Add crushed garlic and cook until fragrant.
  • Add sun-dried tomatoes, plum tomatoes smoked paprika, and broth. Reduce the heat to low and cook until tomatoes are slightly softened about 5 minutes
  • Add spinach and prawns; cook stirring frequently until prawns are cooked through and spinach is wilted for about 3 minutes.
  • Add pasta and toss well until nicely coated with the sauce. Serve immediately and enjoy!


  • Pasta: use any other pasta of choice
  • Spinach: Can use any other leafy greens like arugula or kale
  • Shrimp: use any other protein of choice
  • Broth: seafood or veggie broth
Place leftovers in a container and store in the fridge for up to 5 days. Reheat in the microwave when ready to eat. You can freeze for up to 6 months.
Nutritional facts:
Please keep in mind that the nutritional information is calculated using a nutrition facts calculator. It is a rough estimate and can vary greatly based on products used.


Calories: 462kcal | Carbohydrates: 65g | Protein: 36g | Fat: 7g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 286mg | Sodium: 1208mg | Potassium: 1582mg | Fiber: 7g | Sugar: 16g | Vitamin A: 3134IU | Vitamin C: 37mg | Calcium: 240mg | Iron: 7mg