Garlic Shrimp with Spinach and Vermicelli is a Weight Watcher’s recipe with a cheesy sauce tossed with spinach and sun-dried tomatoes. It is fresh, fast, and only 9 weight watcher points for your entire meal!


Garlic Shrimp with Spinach and Vermicelli weight watcher's


Lately I eat a lot of yogurt and fruit, mini bagels, veggie sausage and the new Weight Watcher’s Jalapeno cheese spread (triangles like the laughing cow).  I tend to get an iced coffee or my new favorite in the hotter temps, a Starbuck’s Mocha Frappuccino Light over my lunch break.


You will love this Weight Watcher’s Recipe for Garlic Shrimp with Spinach and Vermicelli! Be sure to pin it!Garlic Shrimp with Spinach ans Vermicelli


Later, if I’m hungry, I fix myself a garden veggie burger with lots of pickles and ketchup or Archer Farms Cherry Almond Oatmeal – that stuff is SO good!  When I get home, Grumpy and I head to Planet Fitness to exercise and by the time we get home it’s late so I don’t feel like cooking any type of meal that calls for lot of kitchen clean up.  So, we usually end up with something like Easy Sausage Pizza or BBQ Vegetarian Chicken Pita Pizza.


Garlic Shrimp with Spinach and Vermicelli


Recently I found a Weight Watcher’s booklet for 15 minute recipes.  Since Grumpy and I were home at dinner time for once and since I hadn’t really cooked what you can call a real meal in a few days, I decided to make the shrimp and pasta dish that Grumpy thought looked yummy.  The house smelled wonderful of garlic and butter and seafood!



This recipe is definitely a keeper.  Next time I may add some grated parmesan cheese and even a little dried red pepper flake to add some heat!  Overall, this is a delicious, quick and easy recipe for busy weekday suppers!!

Garlic Shrimp with Spinach ans Vermicelli

Garlic Shrimp with Spinach and Vermicelli

Garlic Shrimp with Spinach and Vermicelli is a light meal with a cheesy garlicky sauce tossed with some spinach and sun dried tomatoes. The flavor from the sun dried tomatoes is absolutely delicious and absolutely my favorite ingredient in this recipe!
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Course: Main Course
Cuisine: Italian
Keyword: Pasta, Seafood, shrimp, weight watcher points, weight watcher's recipe
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 15 minutes
Total Time: 25 minutes
Servings: 4
Calories: 364kcal


  • 5 ounces uncooked vermicelli
  • 6 ounces fresh baby spinach
  • 1/3 cup julienne-cut sun-dried tomatoes packed without oil
  • 1-1/2 tbsp butter divided
  • 1-1/4 pound large shrimp peeled and deveined
  • 3 large garlic cloves minced
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 1/4 tsp ground black pepper
  • 1/3 cup dry white wine
  • 3 tbsp fresh lemon juice
  • 1/4 cup grated fresh parmesan cheese


  • Break pasta in half and cook according to package directions. Place spinach and tomatoes in a colander.
  • While pasta cooks, melt 1 tablespoon butter in a large non-stick skillet over medium heat. Add shrimp and garlic, sprinkle with salt and pepper and sauté 4 minutes or until shrimp turn pink. Stir in wine and cook 1 minute. Remove pan from heat.
  • When pasta is done cooking, pour pasta and cooking liquid over spinach mixture in colander. Toss with tongs until spinach wilts. Add to shrimp mixture along with remaining 1-1/2 teaspoons butter and lemon juice. Toss well. Sprinkle with Parmesan Cheese.


9 Weight Watcher Points


Serving: 1cup | Calories: 364kcal | Carbohydrates: 20g | Protein: 38g | Fat: 13g | Saturated Fat: 5g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 7g | Cholesterol: 316mg | Sodium: 1820mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 3g

About the Author: Shelby Law Ruttan

Shelby is the author/owner of Grumpy's Honeybunch. Established in 2007, she shares and preserves family recipes as well as recipes for cooking light and keto. She is an experienced, self-taught home cook who loves to share recipes with others. You can see her work on websites such as Veal Made Easy, Parade, Community Table, SoFab Food, Yummly, and FoodGawker.


  1. Debbi Does Dinner Healthy June 5, 2011 at 6:47 pm - Reply

    This looks awesome! Nice and low calorie, thanks!

  2. Kathleen June 5, 2011 at 10:48 pm - Reply

    This looks and sounds de-lish! I saw it this morning on SU!

  3. bellini June 6, 2011 at 2:49 pm - Reply

    Life gets pretty bust and gets in the way of our hobbies. Hope life is treating you well my friend. May there be many more delicious meals in your future.

  4. teresa June 6, 2011 at 4:18 pm - Reply

    oh YUMMY!! i wish i had this for lunch, the flavors sound incredible. i love that it's ww!!

  5. Patsyk June 9, 2011 at 4:32 pm - Reply

    This is my kind of meal! Looks fantastic! Good to see you are still posting once in awhile – missed you!

  6. Mrs. L June 10, 2011 at 6:40 pm - Reply

    I love that low calorie dishes like this look good and have flavor! (I'm with you, I'd probably add some red pepper flakes 🙂

  7. Cooking Contests June 13, 2011 at 8:35 pm - Reply

    Great looking recipe! I've been doing shrimp and pasta a lot lately, this will be a new one to try! Did you add anything of your own to it? I'd be curious to see how some feta works in this recipe
    ~Nancy Lewis~

  8. Anonymous February 28, 2013 at 11:43 pm - Reply

    This was really good. I added fresh tomatoes because I didn't have the sundried. Also hot pepper flakes.. I will def. make this again!

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  10. Gayle K. February 14, 2016 at 9:38 pm - Reply

    We thoroughly love this dish! It’s so quick and easy, that it somehow seems wrong that it could taste this good.
    Garlic Shrimp with spinach is wonderful. The only thing I change is to use angel hair pasta.

    • Shelby February 15, 2016 at 5:04 am - Reply

      So glad you let me know Gayle! I agree, I love this dish also. I love when you get a lot of flavor and great nutrition combined! 🙂

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