Shrimp Florentine Recipe

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Shrimp Florentine

DeAnne Townsend


This is easy and fast, good enough for company or just a wonderfiul family dinner.

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30 Min


20 Min


10-12 Tbsp
olive oil, extra virgin
2-3 Tbsp
balsamic vinegar
1/2 tsp
italian herbs, 'grinders'
1/2 c
1/2 diced mozzarella cheese
3-4 Tbsp
old bay seasoning
24-36 large
1/2 c
large curd cottage cheese (drained)
1/2 c
shredded mozzarella cheese
1/4 c
shredded parmesan cheese
2 large
bags frozen chopped spinach
1 box
cappellini pasta
1 jar(s)
roasted red peppers 8-10 oz

Directions Step-By-Step

bring water to a boil & cook pasta as directed. drain, Rinse. Set aside
In same kettle, melt 2 Tablespoons butter & 3 Tablespoons Olive Oil,
cottage cheese, shredded Mozzarella, parmesan cheese.
When cheese mix STARTS to become stringy, add pasta and TOSS well.
Heat large skillet,
2 tablespoons of Olive oil,
3or4 Tablespoons of “Old Bay” seasoning
Place shrimp in heated oil, as edge of shrimp turn white, turn over.
Cover with large bag of frozen cut leaf spinach.
Add ¼ cup hot water, when spinach is cooked (5-6 min) stir.
In mixing bowl, place 6-8 Tablespoons Olive oil, 2-3 Tablespoons balsamic vinegar, liberal shake of Italian herbs, cubed mozzarella, mix until all cheese is coated with mixture. SET ASIDE
Place pasta & cheese mix on a large platter, slice and place roasted peppers in kettle and let stand while placeing cooked shrimp & spinach carefully in the center of the pasta mix. pour the seasoned CUBED CHEESE MIXTURE ON TOP. Place strips of warmed roasted peppers on shrimp for garnish.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Fish, Seafood
Other Tags: Quick & Easy, Healthy