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Florentine Shrimp & Pasta

Active: 5 min; Total: 15 min

1 pkg (16 oz) frozen spinach
12 oz penne pasta (3 1/2 cups)
1 lb peeled, cleaned large shrimp
1 stick butter
1/2 cup milk
1 Tbsp flour
1/2 tsp nutmeg
salt and pepper to taste

Bring a large pot of lightly salted water to a boil. Add pasta; cook as pasta package directs.

Cook spinach according to package directions.

Melt the butter in a large skillet over medium-high heat. Add flour and stir. Add milk and stir until thoroughly combined. Add salt, pepper, and nutmeg.

Add spinach and shrimp. Cook 3 minutes, or until cooked through. Remove from heat.

Drain pasta; return to pot. Add spinach and shrimp mixture; toss to mix.

Serves 4. Per serving: 636 cal, 38 g pro, 75 g car, 4 g fiber, 19 g fat (8 g sat fat), 198 mg chol, 684 mg sod

Woman's Day 12/6/05