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Pesto Zucchini Noodles and Shrimp - Quick and easy dinner recipe with tender zucchini noodles and perfectly sauteed shrimp tossed in a delicious basil pesto sauce.

Pesto Zucchini Noodles and Shrimp Recipe

Katerina | Diethood
Pesto Zucchini Noodles and Shrimp is a quick and easy dinner recipe with tender zucchini noodles and sauteed shrimp tossed in a basil pesto sauce!
Servings : 4
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
Total Time 20 minutes


  • 2 tablespoons olive oil , divided
  • 1 bag (12-ounces) Jumbo Cooked Shrimp, peeled and deveined
  • 2 to 3 garlic cloves , minced
  • 4 zucchini , spiralized
  • salt and fresh ground pepper , to taste
  • 1/2- cup basil pesto (you can use more or less, or as much as you prefer)
  • freshly grated parmesan cheese


  • Heat 1 tablespoon olive oil in a large skillet over medium-high heat.
  • Season shrimp with salt and pepper and add to skillet; sautee for 2 to 3 minutes.
  • Remove from skillet and set aside in a bowl.
  • Add remaining olive oil to skillet; add garlic and cook for 15 seconds, or until fragrant.
  • Add zucchini to skillet and continue to cook for 7 minutes, or until tender, stirring frequently.
  • Add shrimp back to skillet, stir in pesto, and cook just until things are heated through.
  • Transfer to a serving bowl.
  • Sprinkle with parmesan cheese.
  • Serve.


Serving: 1.5 g | Calories: 217 kcal | Carbohydrates: 9 g | Protein: 3 g | Fat: 19 g | Saturated Fat: 3 g | Cholesterol: 2 mg | Sodium: 306 mg | Potassium: 511 mg | Fiber: 2 g | Sugar: 5 g | Vitamin A: 1040 IU | Vitamin C: 35.6 mg | Calcium: 84 mg | Iron: 0.9 mg

Nutritional info is an estimate and provided as courtesy. Values may vary according to the ingredients and tools used. Please use your preferred nutritional calculator for more detailed info.

Course: Dinner
Cuisine: American
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