Beer-Spiked Shrimp and Spaghetti

A wonderful dinner ready in just 20 minutes! Pasta and shrimp dish has beer added for flavor in this one-dish meal.

  • prep time 20 min
  • total time 20 min
  • ingredients 6
  • servings 4

Ingredients

8
oz. uncooked spaghetti
2
tablespoons olive oil
2
garlic cloves, minced
1/2
lb. shelled, deveined, uncooked shrimp
3/4
cup beer
1
tablespoon chopped fresh thyme or 1/2 teaspoon dried thyme leaves
  • 1 Cook spaghetti to desired doneness as directed on package. Drain; cover to keep warm.
  • 2 Meanwhile, in nonstick Dutch oven or large skillet, heat oil and garlic over medium-high heat until oil is hot. Add shrimp; cook 3 to 5 minutes or until shrimp turn pink. Remove shrimp from Dutch oven; place in bowl and cover to keep warm.
  • 3 Pour beer into same Dutch oven; cook over medium heat for 3 to 4 minutes or until reduced by about half, stirring occasionally. Stir in thyme.
  • 4 Add cooked spaghetti; stir gently to coat with beer. Cook an additional minute, stirring frequently. Add shrimp with any accumulated liquid in bowl; toss to coat well.
  • Nutrition Information

    NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

    Serving Size: 1 Serving
    Calories
    320
    (
    Calories from Fat
    70),
    % Daily Value
    Total Fat
    8g
    8%
    (Saturated Fat
    1g,
    1%
    ),
    Cholesterol
    65mg
    65%;
    Sodium
    80mg
    80%;
    Total Carbohydrate
    45g
    45%
    (Dietary Fiber
    1g
    1%
      Sugars
    2g
    2%
    ),
    Protein
    15g
    15%
    ;
    % Daily Value*:
    Vitamin A
    0%;
    Vitamin C
    0%;
    Calcium
    2%;
    Iron
    20%;
    Exchanges:
    3 Starch; 3 Other Carbohydrate; 1 Very Lean Meat; 1 Fat;
    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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