Do you need a dinner that you can make in 20 minutes? I do. I got this Blackened Shrimp Pasta done in 20 minutes from start to finish, and I am so excited about how it turned out!
Blackened Shrimp Pasta
This blackened shrimp pasta recipe is full of flavor without being full of fat and cream.
Not that I don’t LOVE cream. Heavy whipping cream and I are like BFF’s, as the scale is clearly screaming at me – but once in a while it’s nice to have a little lighter dish to toss into the middle of the week in between my cheese filled, potato, and heavy cream-filled typical menu plans.
It’s also a huge bonus that it can be made SOOOOO fast. Time is at a serious premium these days, and with my current work schedule, I’ve been struggling to keep up with dinners and meal planning the past couple of
Usually, dinner on Monday, Tuesday, and Wednesday consist of whatever I can just throw in the oven and heat up. As much as my family loves chicken tenders and reheated spaghetti – three nights a week gets a bit old, and my pocket can’t handle 1 or 2x’s a week of takeout.
Want another fabulous and fast shrimp dish? Try these easy grilled shrimp kabobs!
You could toss in a few extra blue cheese crumbles if you are a big blue cheese fan, but the flavor of Spiceology’s Cajun Bleu Cheese Blend does such a wonderful job all on its own.
You could easily substitute chicken for this if your family can’t have shellfish or another kind of fish like salmon. Add in some more vegetables if you want, and customize it just to your liking.
If you like this recipe, you’ll love these!
- 3 tablespoons butter
- 1 teaspoon garlic, chopped
- 1/2 cup white wine
- 6-8 jumbo shrimp
- 1-2 cups baby spinach
- 8 ounces pasta, cooked al dente, I used Bucatini
- 1 teaspoon Cajun Blue, by Spiceology
- Melt butter in a large saute pan over medium low heat. Allow butter to brown, and the add garlic and cook for 30 seconds. Add wine and shrimp, and cook until shrimp is pink.
- Toss in the baby spinach and cook lightly until wilted.
- Toss pasta in with shrimp and sauce, and sprinkle with black and blue seasoning and mix to combine.
Amount Per Serving: Calories: 3 Total Fat: 0g Saturated Fat: 0g Trans Fat: 0g Unsaturated Fat: 0g Cholesterol: 0mg Sodium: 0mg Carbohydrates: 0g Fiber: 0g Sugar: 0g Protein: 0g