Make Ahead

Shrimp Florentine

January 24, 2018
4 Ratings
  • Serves 5 to 6 if no one takes seconds.
Author Notes

Easy, quick prep any time in advance then 15-20 minutes in the oven. Ever since my daughter went off to college she demands and expects this whenever she returns to visit. —Mac

What You'll Need
  • 12 ounces 3 color spiral pasta, cooked al dente
  • 16 ounces fresh, shredded spinach
  • 4 cloves, garlic
  • 4 ounces butter
  • 1 teaspoon nutmeg
  • 2 teaspoons white pepper
  • 1 cup heavy cream
  • 1 pound uncooked shrimp, peeled and deveined
  • 4 ounces Parmesan cheese
  1. mince garlic
  2. melt butter and saute garlic until fragrant in a deep walled pan
  3. add heavy cream, white pepper and nutmeg and simmer until reduced by half
  4. Add spinach and saute until fully wilted
  5. Combine in a deep baking dish with the pasta and Parmesan
  6. Sprinkle top with additional Parmesan and then bake in a preheated oven 15 minutes or until top is crusty and bubbly
  7. Remove and let rest 5 to 10 minutes

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2 Reviews

Mac February 20, 2018
Oops! A bit vague about the shrimp. The uncooked shrimp is mixed in the cooked pasta along with the spinach mixture.
Sunny February 15, 2018
Looks great, and does the shrimp go in prior to baking?