Lemon Shrimp with Spinach Quinoa

Spinach Quinoa is about to become your go-to summer side. Paired with lemony shrimp, this 30-minute meal is the furthest thing from plain.

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  • Makes: 4 servings
  • Start to Finish: 30 mins

Lemon Shrimp with Spinach Quinoa

Directions

  1. Thaw shrimp, if frozen. Prepare Spinach Quinoa. Meanwhile, peel and devein shrimp, leaving tails intact if desired. Rinse shrimp; pat dry with paper towels. Place shrimp in a large bowl. Sprinkle with flour; toss to coat. Set aside.
  2. For sauce, in a small bowl stir together wine, lemon juice, and pepper.
  3. In a large skillet heat butter over medium-high heat until melted. Add onion; cook about 5 minutes or until tender, stirring occasionally. Add shrimp to skillet. Cook and stir for 1 to 2 minutes or until shrimp start to turn opaque. Carefully add sauce to skillet; bring to boiling. Cook and stir about 1 minute or until shrimp are opaque and sauce is thickened.
  4. To serve, spoon shrimp mixture over Spinach Quinoa. If desired, serve with lemon wedges.

Spinach Quinoa

Directions

  1. In a small saucepan, combine quinoa, water, garlic, and salt. Bring to boiling. Reduce heat; cover and simmer for 15 minutes or until liquid is absorbed. Stir in baby spinach and finely shredded lemon peel.
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Nutrition Facts (Lemon Shrimp with Spinach Quinoa)

  • Per serving:
  • 227 kcal ,
  • 6 g fat
  • (2 g sat. fat ,
  • 1 g polyunsaturated fat ,
  • 1 g monounsaturated fat ),
  • 137 mg chol. ,
  • 287 mg sodium ,
  • 19 g carb. ,
  • 2 g fiber ,
  • 1 g sugar ,
  • 21 g pro.
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6 Ratings
481 Days Ago
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I made this exactly and something was off about the sauce. I added a little parmesan and parsley and that helped a little
815 Days Ago
How large is one serving of Spinach Quinoa?

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