Creamy Spinach Red Pepper Spaghetti
This super flavorful creamy spinach red pepper spaghetti comes together in less than 20 minutes!
Entree, one pot dinner
American, Italian, Mediterranean
creamy, onepot, shrimp, spaghetti, spinach
package 16 oz spaghetti
heavy whipping cream
more or less according to preference
red pepper paste
can 8 oz tomato paste
season to taste
uncooked shrimp *Optional
Boil spaghetti according to package instructions, set aside
in medium size pan on medium to low heat, add butter, garlic, milk, heavy whipping cream, red pepper paste, tomato paste, salt and pepper for 5- 7 minutes or until desired creaminess is achieved.
Add uncooked shrimp and spinach for 3-4 minutes or until shrimp is pink
Add cooked spaghetti to creamy sauce. Toss to coat.
Serve while hot.
If you do not like shrimp, you can substitute with broiled eggplant, chicken, or eliminate completely.
You can choose to add Italian herbs for even more flavor, however, its amazing without any additional seasoning!
if you cannot find red pepper paste, you can either
eliminate red pepper paste and the dish will still taste great as a creamy tomato pasta
get a jar of red pepppers, drain, mix in the blender until fully blended