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Shrimp with Tuscan White Beans with Spinach and Feta

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Shrimp, white beans and wilted spinach topped with crumbled feta. Perfect for a weeknight meal, this dish is delicious and super easy to make!Shrimp with Spinach and Tuscan White Beans

Shrimp, white beans and wilted spinach topped with crumbled feta. Perfect for a weeknight meal, this dish is delicious and super easy to make!

In this dish, a touch of vinegar, fresh sage and crumbled feta give this dish a flavor boost without the need for salt.  And I really think you will love this one pan dish; it’s lean, high in fiber and full of flavor!

Shrimp with Spinach and white beans

Tuscan White Beans with Spinach, Shrimp and Feta

5 from 15 votes
Shrimp, white beans and wilted spinach topped with crumbled feta. Perfect for a weeknight meal, this dish is delicious and super easy to make!
Course: Dinner
Cuisine: Mediterranean
Shrimp, white beans and wilted spinach topped with crumbled feta. Perfect for a weeknight meal, this dish is delicious and super easy to make!
Prep: 5 minutes
Cook: 10 minutes
Total: 15 minutes
Yield: 4 servings
Serving Size: 1 /4th


  • 2 tsp extra virgin olive oil
  • 1 lb large shrimp, peeled and deveined (weight after peeled)
  • 1 medium onion, chopped
  • 4 cloves garlic, minced
  • 2 tsp chopped fresh sage
  • 2 tbsp balsamic vinegar
  • 1/2 cup low sodium, fat-free chicken broth
  • 15 oz can no-salt added cannellini beans, rinsed and drained (Eden)
  • 5 cups baby spinach
  • 1 1/2 oz crumbled reduced-fat feta cheese


  • Heat 1 tsp oil in a large non-stick skillet over medium-high heat.
  • Cook shrimp until just opaque, about 2 to 3 minutes. Transfer to a plate.
  • Heat remaining oil in the same skillet over medium-high heat and add onion, garlic and sage; cook 4 minutes stirring occasionally until golden.
  • Stir in vinegar and cook 30 seconds. Add broth, bring to a boil and cook 2 minutes.
  • Stir in beans and spinach and cook until the spinach wilts, about 2 to 3 minutes.
  • Remove from heat and stir in shrimp. Top with feta cheese and divide in 4 bowls.

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Serving: 1 /4th, Calories: 282 kcal, Carbohydrates: 22 g, Protein: 32.5 g, Fat: 7 g, Sodium: 390 mg, Fiber: 6 g, Sugar: 0.5 g


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68 comments on “Shrimp with Tuscan White Beans with Spinach and Feta”

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    Layla Landry

    Absolutely delicious and filling. I am usually skeptical about low fat and low calorie recipes. This shrimp dish is a winner.

  2. Absolutely delicious. I pared down to one serving. The reduced balsamic vinegar is sweet. The feta is salty. It’s absolutely fantastic! Thank you Gina

  3. Fabulous. But i made it my own.  Added sun dried tomatoes,  kalamata olives and bacon. Really good 

  4. I have a couple of your cookbooks, but never tried this recipe before. We made it tonight and everyone loved it. My sons used Parmesan and my husband and I had Feta. I think I will try with the cherry tomatoes next time, as others have suggested. Definitely a keeper. Thank you.

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    Shelby Christensen

    We LOVE LOVE LOVE this!!! Surprisingly filling too! I did use others folks suggestions…adding some cherry tomatoes, capers, and put it over quinoa. I love to juice too! Next time I think we’ll try over jasmine rice. Thanks so much for this amazing recipe!

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    Alice Wiltshire

    Super good and surprisingly filling (although I did have 1.5 servings). Can’t figure out if I did it because I was still hungry or it was just so tasty. I will probably add a little more spinach and the tomatoes everyone is mentioning sound good, too. Another winner.

  7. Seal of approval from husband and me. Easy to make on a weeknight. Nutritious and enough for lunch the next day (if I can keep husband from having thirds!)

  8. This was amazing. I pretty much followed the recipe verbatim other than adding halved cherry tomatoes with the spinach and beans. A keeper and repeater!

  9. I absolutely loved this dish! I am a horrible cook and even I could make it.  Directions were very easy to follow and it came out delicious.  I also love salt and didn’t miss it at all.  I had a handful of capers left so I threw those in too but it would be just as delicious without it.  Thanks for the delicious meal! 

  10. This was really good. I skipped the sage (don’t like it) and used 2 cans of beans rather than one to make it stretch, also served with quinoa, will definitely make again the exact same way!

  11. I’m going to make this tonight in my magic cast iron pan.   I may add some white wine with the broth. I may also throw in a few pine nuts. 

  12. Highly recommend! I added some toasted pine nuts, which paired with the shrimp, feta, and spinach nicely!

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    Yvonne Wagner

    Love your recipes.  Just wondering if your recipes reflect the new WW Freestyle Smart Points that is rolling out this week.  Thank you.

  14. Making this tonight I think I want to add cherry tomatoes when I add the spinach and beans.. more color and flavor! And for the men of the house to make it a little more filling I think I’ll serve with some rice pilaf.. slightly higher points but yum!

  15. This recipe was a hit with the family. I’m adding it to the rotation. This is an absolutely amazing recipe and it comes together very easily.

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    Cathy Sellars KIRKPATRICK

    I subbed frozen spinach and used gabonzo beans. Just what I had in the house, worked out well.

  17. Considering I've been making quite a few of your dishes, including this one twice, I figured I should start commenting on them. This dish is amazing! You really don't miss the carbs. That said, next time I make it I might serve it with some crusty bread to soak up the wonderful juices!

  18. Gina,
    I am so sick of ham and turkey from the holidays, this is going to be great. I love your site and your recipes are all great. I am loosing weight and learning to love cooking again. Thanks again for all you do!

  19. Made this tonight…..added mushrooms and took liberty in putting the steps together and cooking it all at the same time. I am : ) This was absolutely delicious, enjoyed by us all. Thank you Gina, I am your loyal follower, if anything, but lazy!

  20. This was a big hit with me and my husband, while my 11-year-old enjoyed the plain shrimp with raw spinach. (At least he ate the vegetables in some form.) Other than subbing a pinch of rubbed sage for the fresh sage, I made no changes. Served with roasted butternut squash and a mini ciabatta roll. We'll definitely be making this one again.

  21. I have to comment on this bc it was so so so good! I had to do some variations: i had no sage, so i used fresh parsley.. and I had a lot of liquid even after adding 5 cups of spinach, so i mixed about 1/2 cup of cooked brown rice into the pan to absorb some of it. It was just delicious- it felt like comfort food. I have to say, this site has never failed me and tonight was no exception. Very very good!

  22. Made this tonight ~ delish! I added snow peas (cause I love em), also did not have sage not a fave anyway…. used crushed red pepper and black pepper ~ everyone had seconds!

  23. I was so happy when I saw this recipe as prawns, feta and spinach are some of my favourite foods. I just made this and it was absolutely delicious, I didn't have cannellini beans so used butter beans instead, I ate it with some boiled rice and the leftovers will be my lunch tomorrow, can't wait. Thanks for such a great recipe Gina!

  24. Just made this tonight, delish. I substituted a simple shrimp stock I made with peelings while I prepped the other ingredients. Easy schmeasy and didn't change the points plus values. Definitely a keeper recipe. Thank you!

  25. I love your blog and just wanted to say that my 10-year old son, who doesn't "like" spinach or beans, devoured this recipe! Thanks!

  26. I made this for dinner, and just finished eating. This dish is amazing. Probably one of my favorite dishes I've made of yours. Gina, thank you for your site, it's definitely helped me lose weight by eating healthier and my fiance enjoys my dinners more.

  27. Gina, this recipe was great as usual. For the past six months, I have made three of your recipes every weekend. I usually make one soup, one crockpot and one misc. my family is happy all week. I have all my coworkers making skinny everything. U r awesome. Stephanie

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    I'm making this for dinner as we speak!
    I'm trying to keep things lower carb and was super excited to see this!

  29. Oh. My. Goodness! I made this for dinner tonight and it is AWESOME! Quick, easy, and I had most of the ingredients in my kitchen. So yummy! I'm excited to try more of your recipes! Thanks!

  30. Delicious! My husband prepared and added cooked brown rice which further enhanced the taste and healthy ingredients. He also needed to add just a little more chicken broth to get the spinach cooked down. This is definitely a keeper.

  31. this is such an easy peasy dish, and yummy too!
    can you share where you got the white dish from ???
    its so perfect and cozy for winter meals!!

  32. This look delicious! I love anything with white beans and spinach – such a great combo. I still have several sage leaves left in my herb garden so I my use them up for this sometime this week. Thanks for sharing!

  33. I've been so busy planning our holiday meals that I forgot to think about what we're going to eat for dinner this week. This recipe will be perfect and the best part is that I have all the ingredients on hand! Thank you and happy holidays!

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    Kati Mora, MS, RD, Kellogg's FiberPlus(R) Wellness Advocate

    This looks SO good! I'm a huge fan of the feta/spinach combo, and I love that you added cannellini beans to the mix. What a great way to boost the fiber content of the dish.

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    Gina @ Skinnytaste

    Sure I think this would be great with chicken. Not sure how it effects the points but shouldn't be too different.

    I personally wouldn't freeze the shrimp. I'm not sure if it will reheat well.

    Hope you all enjoy!

  36. I was thinking about making this for a friend who is receiving medical care and needs meals to be made for her. Do you think this would freeze very well?

  37. I am trying Filling Foods so this dish is a winner for that. I can either count the cheese or omit and count nothing!! Thanks Gina….

  38. Oh oh oh this really looks good! We may be having this for dinner tonight if I have / can get everything this morning.

    Thanks so much for sharing this one today

  39. Gina, this looks amazing, but I am very allergic to shellfish. Do you think this would be good with chicken? How much do you think it would effect the points?

    1. Shrimp is 3 oz. for 1 point . Chicken breast w/o skin cooked is 3 oz. for 2 points So you could adjust the points and give chicken a try.

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    Melanie @ Just Some Salt and Pepper

    I am trying oh so very hard to like shrimp…maybe this recipe will help??