Grilled Shrimp and Sautéed Kale in White Wine Cream Sauce

A non-guilty pleasure for that special night!


  1. Preheat grill to medium-high heat.           
  2. In a medium bowl, combine 1 tablespoon olive oil, shrimp, ¼ teaspoon salt, ½ teaspoon pepper, 1 tablespoon lemon zest and 2 tablespoons lemon juice. Marinate for 10 minutes while grill is preheating.           
  3. Grill shrimp 2 minutes per side, reserve.           
  4. Bring 4 quarts of water to a boil. Cook spaghetti per package instructions.
  5. In a large sauté pan, heat 1 tablespoon of olive oil on medium heat, sauté kale until wilted. Add tomatoes, continue cooking until skin pops.           
  6. In a small saucepan, combine 1 tablespoon lemon zest, ¼ cup plus 2 tablespoons lemon juice, red onion and sauvignon blanc. Bring to a boil and reduce to a simmer.  Continue cooking until 1 tablespoon of liquid remains. Add cream and return to a boil. Reduce heat to a simmer, continue cooking until reduced by half. Remove pan from heat and whisk in butter. Adjust seasoning with salt and pepper if needed.           
  7. In a large serving bowl, combine shrimp, pasta, kale mixture and cream sauce. Serve with the remaining wine.           

Recipe Courtesy of Chef Jonathan,
ALDI Test Kitchen   


2 tablespoons Carlini 100% Pure Olive Oil, divided

1 pound Sea Queen Jumbo Easy Peel Raw Shrimp, thawed and peeled

¼ teaspoon Stonemill Essentials Iodized Salt, plus additional to taste

½ teaspoon Stonemill Essentials Ground Black Pepper, plus additional to taste

2 tablespoons lemon zest, divided (about 2 lemons)

½ cup lemon juice, divided (about 3 lemons)

6.625 ounces Fit & Active Whole Grain Thin Spaghetti

5 ounces SimplyNature Organic Baby Kale or SimplyNature Organic Baby Spinach, roughly chopped

1 pint of grape tomatoes, halved

½ red onion, diced

½ cup Sunshine Bay Sauvignon Blanc

1 cup Friendly Farms Heavy Cream

2 tablespoons Countryside Creamery Unsalted Butter, cubed and room temperature

Prep Time:
15 minutes

Cook Time:
20 minutes

Total Time:
35 minutes