Spaghetti with Shrimp, Spinach

Spaghetti with Shrimp, Spinach

This dish goes together in the time it takes to cook the spaghetti making for a quick, easy one-dish dinner.


  • 7oz (210gr) shrimp, cleaned
  • 5oz (150gr) fresh spinach, washed, big leaves torn into smaller pieces if needed
  • 6 green garlic, sliced, including green tops 
  • 2 tbs parsley
  • 1/4 cup (2oz, 60ml) fresh lemon juice
  • 1/4 cup (2oz, 60gr) white wine
  • 1/4 cup (2oz, 60gr) Greek or plain yogurt (or sour cream)
  • 1/2 cup (2oz, 60gr) Parmesan, freshly grated
  • 1 tbs olive oil
  • 4oz (125gr) spaghetti


  • Cook the spaghetti according to package directions.
  • In a large skillet heat oil. Add green garlic and sauté for 3 minutes.
  • Add shrimp and sauté until shrimp are cooked through (they curl and turn opaque).
  • Add lemon juice, wine, parsley and spinach, stirring until heated through and spinach is wilted.
  • Add yogurt and stir to combine.
  • Add drained pasta and combine.
  • Divide onto 2 plates, top with Parmesan and serve.


Green garlic is immature garlic, pulled before it divides into cloves. It looks like a green onion. Substitute an equal amount of green onion plus 1 – 2 minced garlic cloves.

Keywords: spaghetti, shrimp, spinach