Try this Shrimp and Spinach Cream Sauce recipe for an easy low carb dinner. This 30 minute one-pan meal starts with shrimp and ends with creamed spinach with cream cheese sauce. Eat this Keto friendly meal as is or serve over pasta.
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Creamy Shrimp and Spinach Recipe
The best way to stick to a low carb diet while feeding a family that is not eating low carb is to make dinners like this one. This Creamed Spinach and Shrimp can be eaten by itself for low carb – high fat. You can also serve this over pasta for those that are not eating low carb.
This dinner is a fun twist on creamed spinach. Add as much shrimp and spinach as you prefer. I usually double both because I like it full of spinach and shrimp with a light creamy sauce.
Ingredients Needed For Creamed Spinach and Shrimp (screenshot for grocery list)
- Unsalted Butter
- Onion Powder
- Garlic Powder
- Heavy Cream
- Cream Cheese
- Fresh Baby Spinach
How To Make Creamed Spinach and Shrimp
- Melt butter in cast iron pan over medium/high heat. Add shrimp to pan and cook 2-4 minutes (depending on size) until shrimp is just cooked through. Remove and set aside.
- Reduce heat to medium and add onion powder, garlic powder, heavy cream, cream cheese and water. Whisk until smooth and mixture begins to bubble.
- Add in spinach and cook while stirring 8-10 minutes, until spinach wilts. Salt and pepper to taste.
- Add shrimp back to pan and serve.
If you are looking for more Low Carb Dinner Ideas, be sure to check out these recipes:
Mexican Shrimp Cocktail: This tasty shrimp recipe is super easy and satisfying!
LEMON BUTTER SEARED SCALLOPS: Juicy scallops in a rush buttery sauce all cooked in one pan in less than 30 minutes!
LEMON BASIL SALMON: Oven baked salmon smothered in a buttery sauce with fresh basil for a pop of flavor.
MUSHROOM SPNACH FRITATTA: Sometimes you want breakfast for dinner and this Frittata recipe for those nights. One pan and ready super fast!
UNSTUFFED CABBAGE CASSEROLE: This is a family favorite and for good reason. This casserole is quick, simple, tasty and is great as leftovers.
*add more water if needed to thin sauce to preference Nutritional information on WonkyWonderful is provided as a courtesy and is approximate only. We cannot guarantee the accuracy of the nutritional information given for any recipe on this site.
Serving Size 1
Amount Per Serving Calories 476Total Fat 30gSaturated Fat 17gTrans Fat 0gUnsaturated Fat 10gCholesterol 317mgSodium 1460mgCarbohydrates 18gFiber 8gSugar 4gProtein 39g
*add more water if needed to thin sauce to preference
Nutritional information on WonkyWonderful is provided as a courtesy and is approximate only. We cannot guarantee the accuracy of the nutritional information given for any recipe on this site.