Trattoria-Style Shrimp Fettuccine

Healthy recipe for Trattoria-Style Shrimp Fettuccine.

Classic and quite simple to prepare, this shrimp and pasta dish can be served as a one-dish meal, thanks to the bag of fresh spinach that gets incorporated at the last minute.


12ounces fettucine or spaghetti
2tablespoons olive oil
1medium onion, chopped
2cloves garlic, thinly sliced
1/2cup dry white wine
1 bottle (8 ounces) clam juice
1/2teaspoon salt
1pound shelled and deveined large shrimp, tail part of shell left on if you like
1 bag baby spinach
1/3cup loosely packed fresh parsley leaves, chopped


  1. Cook pasta as label directs.
  2. Meanwhile, in 12-inch skillet, heat oil over medium heat until hot.
  3. Add onion and garlic, and cook 10 minutes or until golden and tender, stirring often.
  4. Add wine; increase heat to medium-high and cook 1 minute.
  5. Stir in clam juice and salt; heat to boiling.
  6. Stir in shrimp, and cook 2 to 3 minutes or until shrimp turn opaque throughout.
  7. Drain pasta and add to skillet with spinach and parsley; toss to coat.

Reprinted with permission from 400 Calorie: Italian by Good Housekeeping. Hearst, 2013.


Nutritional Info *per serving

  • Calories 350
  • Fat 7 g
  • Saturated Fat 1 g
  • Cholesterol 115 mg
  • Sodium 515 mg
  • Carbohydrate 46 g
  • Fiber 4 g
  • Protein 24 g