Zoodle (Zucchini Noodles) Shrimp Scampi


Prep Time

25 Minutes

Prep Notes

Cooking Time

10 Minutes

Yields

2 Servings

Ingredients

2 medium zucchini

2 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil

1 tablespoon minced garlic

1⁄4 tablespoon crushed red pepper flakes (vary according your taste for spice)

1 pound shelled and deveined shrimp

¼ teaspoon sea salt

1 dash fresh black pepper

2 tablespoons fresh lemon juice

1 tablespoon chopped parsley (for garnish)

Directions

Step 1: Create the Zoodles using a spiralizer following manufacturer directions. Set aside.

Step 2: Place a large sauté pan over medium-low heat and add the olive oil. Heat for 1 minute.

Step 3: Add the garlic and red pepper flakes and cook for 1 minute, stirring constantly.

Step 4: Add the shrimp and cook about 3 minutes or until all sides turn pink, , stirring as needed. Season the shrimp with the salt and pepper.

Step 5: Using a slotted spoon, transfer the cooked shrimp to a bowl, leaving any liquid in the pan.

Step 6: Add the Zoodles and lemon juice to the sauté pan and cook for 2 minutes, stirring occasionally.

Step 7: Add the shrimp back into the pan and toss with the Zoodles. Garnish with parsley and serve immediately.

Notes

This week we have a special recipe from our friends at Veggie Pasta! You won’t miss spaghetti at all with this spiralized zucchini and shrimp dish. It’s the perfect meal when you’re craving Italian.