The Best Creamed Spinach Tortellini and Shrimp #shrimprecipes

Quite honestly, don’t we all need many more weeknight meals? OR, don’t we just need food IN GENERAL that just cooks up quickly? I know I could use some. So, let’s just hop to it. This recipe is so dope because it’s quick and it involves two of my faves – pasta & creamed spinach. Welcome to your new obsession…well, until the next recipe anyway!


  • 1 pound of stuffed tortellini, cooked & drained (use your fave)
  • 3 tablespoons of butter
  • 2 tablespoons of flour
  • 1 1/2 cups of half & half
  • 1/2 teaspoon of salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon of roasted garlic powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon of fresh ground black pepper
  • 1/4 teaspoon of nutmeg
  • 1 cup of parmesan cheese
  • 4 ounces of room temperature cream cheese
  • 1/2 cup of smoked gouda cheese
  • 16 ounces of frozen spinach, thawed and drained
  • a pinch of red pepper flakes

For the shrimp:

  • 1 pound jumbo shrimp, cleaned
  • 1 tablespoon of Old Bay Seasoning
  • 1/2 teaspoon of salt
  • 1 1/2 tablespoons of olive oil


  1. Toss the shrimp together with the olive oil, salt, and Old Bay.
  2. Get a skillet hot and then sauté the shrimp on both sides until they’re cooked through. Serve immediately.