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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

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!

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Course Dinner
Cuisine American
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
Total Time 20 minutes
Servings 4
Calories 217 kcal
Author Katerina | Diethood

Ingredients

  • 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

Instructions

  1. Heat 1 tablespoon olive oil in a large skillet over medium-high heat.
  2. Season shrimp with salt and pepper and add to skillet; sautee for 2 to 3 minutes.
  3. Remove from skillet and set aside in a bowl.
  4. Add remaining olive oil to skillet; add garlic and cook for 15 seconds, or until fragrant.
  5. Add zucchini to skillet and continue to cook for 7 minutes, or until tender, stirring frequently.
  6. Add shrimp back to skillet, stir in pesto, and cook just until things are heated through.
  7. Transfer to a serving bowl.
  8. Sprinkle with parmesan cheese.
  9. Serve.
Nutrition Facts
Pesto Zucchini Noodles and Shrimp Recipe
Amount Per Serving (1.5 g)
Calories 217 Calories from Fat 171
% Daily Value*
Fat 19g29%
Saturated Fat 3g15%
Cholesterol 2mg1%
Sodium 306mg13%
Potassium 511mg15%
Carbohydrates 9g3%
Fiber 2g8%
Sugar 5g6%
Protein 3g6%
Vitamin A 1040IU21%
Vitamin C 35.6mg43%
Calcium 84mg8%
Iron 0.9mg5%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.