Tomato Cheesy Pasta with Shrimp
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Serves: 4
  • 8 ounces dry fettuccine pasta (used whole grain)
  • 3 cloves garlic, minced
  • ½ sweet onion, diced
  • 1 TBS dried oregano or 3 TBS fresh
  • 4 tablespoons olive oil
  • 2-4 medium tomatoes, chopped
  • 1 TBS dried basil or 3 TBS fresh
  • salt and pepper to taste
  • 2 cups spinach leaves
  • 1 pound cooked shrimp - peeled and deveined (or alternative protein sources -- cooked)
  • 8 ounces shredded mozzarella, part skim
  1. Cook fettuccine according to package directions.
  2. While the pasta is cooking, heat the olive oil in a large skillet over medium heat. Add the garlic, onion and oregano and cook (and stir) until fragrant and golden. Mix in the tomatoes, basil, salt and pepper. Simmer for about 5 minutes, stirring occasionally.
  3. Just before the pasta is done mix in spinach until it wilts and then stir in the shrimp and cook until heated through.
  4. Drain the pasta, spinach, and shrimp and then mix with the tomato mixture and mozzarella cheese.
Recipe by Maryann Jacobsen at