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shrimp orzo in plate with forks, spinach leaves, pine nuts, and lemon wedges around

Lemon Garlic Shrimp with Spinach, Pine Nuts, Sun-Dried Tomatoes, and Orzo

Prep Time: 15 minutes
Cook Time: 15 minutes
Total Time: 30 minutes
Author: Traci
The healthy-ish weeknight dinner for two you've been looking for! This Lemon Garlic Shrimp with Spinach, Pine Nuts, Sun-Dried Tomatoes, and Orzo is super simple to make, requires minimal ingredients, and tastes SO. GOOD.

Ingredients

  • 1 cup dried orzo
  • ¼ cup olive oil
  • ¼ cup pinenuts
  • ¼ cup sun-dried tomatoes chopped
  • 2 teaspoons minced garlic
  • 12 ounces medium shrimp
  • ¼ cup fresh lemon juice
  • 4 cups baby spinach

Instructions

  • Cook orzo according to package directions. Set aside.
  • In a large pan over medium heat, add olive oil.
  • When hot, stir in pine nuts, sun-dried tomatoes, and garlic.
  • Cook, while stirring, for 1-2 minutes.
  • Add shrimp.
  • Cook until shrimp just starts to turn pink.
  • Stir in lemon juice.
  • Continue to cook for 1 minute.
  • Remove from heat.
  • Stir in spinach.
  • Stir in orzo.

Nutrition

Serving: 1bowl | Calories: 812kcal | Carbohydrates: 73g | Protein: 39g | Fat: 42g | Saturated Fat: 5g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 10g | Monounsaturated Fat: 23g | Trans Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 214mg | Sodium: 1050mg | Potassium: 1310mg | Fiber: 6g | Sugar: 9g | Vitamin A: 6060IU | Vitamin C: 35mg | Calcium: 192mg | Iron: 5mg