Cheater Scampi Pasta
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Serves: 4-6
  • 1 pkg Pasta Roni of choice
  • 1 pkg cherry tomatoes, whole
  • ½ bag of baby spinach
  • ½ lb shrimp or chicken, cut into small bite size chunks
  • 2 Tbsp butter
  • ½ tsp garlic salt
  1. Prepare the pasta according to package directions.
  2. While this is simmering, sauté your chicken or shrimp in a skillet with butter and garlic for about 2 minutes to seer.
  3. Turn heat down to medium and cook for another 5 minutes, or until completely done.
  4. Pour in the pasta and sauce, cherry tomatoes, and spinach into the skillet and stir together until evenly combined.
  5. Cover and simmer for about 6 minutes, or until desired consistency.
Some people might like the spinach to be slightly crisp, while others like it limp and dark. Just watch the pan closely and cook it to your liking.
Recipe by Whole Life Cooking at