Shrimp Zoodle Scampi – Easy Vegetable Pasta Recipe

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This Shrimp Zoodle Scampi (or Shrimp Zucchini Noodle Scampi) is an easy vegetable pasta recipe. If you are cutting carbs thanks to diet plans like Atkins, or simply trying to eat healthier, the vegetable packed dish will be a great addition to your low carb recipe collection. This weight loss friendly meal will easily become your family’s favorite.

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Ingredients

2 medium zucchini, spiraled into zoodles
1/2 lb of fresh shrimp, peeled and de-veined
2 tsp. olive oil
1 tsp of red pepper flakes OR Mrs. Dash Extra Spicy Seasoning
1/4 C. green onions, chopped
1-2 tsp. minced garlic
salt & pepper to taste

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Directions

1. Heat the olive oil, minced garlic and the green onion in a medium size saucepan on medium heat. Add in the zoodles and saute until tender about 10 minutes.
2. Add in the fresh shrimp and saute until cooked through and turn pink, turning so they cook evenly.
3. Add in the seasoning and salt & pepper to taste.
4. Remove from heat and serve.

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Making your own zoodles is actually easier than it looks. You can purchase inexpensive slicers or use your food processor attachments to create these healthy vegetable noodles.

*Makes 2 servings



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  • Robin Rue (@massholemommy)

    We don’t eat seafood, so I would substitute chicken. We are BIG fans of zoodles in our house.

  • Geez this looks so good, I’ll have to add this to my list of recipes to try. I’ll let you know how it goes.

  • This sounds good, I am picky over my shrimp and how it is cooked but this looks really good.

  • Oooh what an awesome way to have some shrimp scampi while cutting carbs. I’d love to try this recipe out.

  • Elizabeth O.

    I’ve always wanted to try zucchini pasta! I think it’s an awesome alternative, especially if you’re trying to avoid carbs. Thanks for sharing this recipe, it looks delicious!

  • Oh my gosh, this is such a beautiful dish! When I first looked at the photo, I had no idea it wasn’t pasta. Looks amazing!

  • It’s a shame that I haven’t used my spiralizer, yet. This one looks so good!

  • This looks delicious. I have a Spiralizer and love to find recipes where I can use it.

  • I love that you use spicy seasoning in it! I’m sure that makes it SUPER flavorful -thanks for the awesome recipe!

  • Love this healthy recipe. I love noodle and shrimp, prefer a low carb noodle

  • this looks so delicious! i love shrimps. i will definitely be making this at some point.

  • What a healthy yet delish way to cook and eat shrimp! You’re a kitchen genius!

  • Now that looks very healthy and tasty. I love seafod and I would love to try this.

  • Yum! I am definitely going to try this for dinner. Thanks for the healthy recipes! This is great for my new year’s goals.

  • This is something I’ve been meaning to try! This absolutely looks so tasty and healthy. A very good way to skip carbs!

  • Thi is new to me! I would love what it taste for sure, and it’s healthy at the same time.

  • Rosey

    Oh that is a nice way to eat your veggies. I’d love to serve this to the kids and see if they’d like it.

  • Love shrimp! This looks healthy and tasty! A must try. My oldest son loves shrimp so he would devour this too!

  • This looks awesome! I love zoodles and I love shrimp. I can’t wait to try this one!

  • My husband would love this! He is a shrimp addict. Thanks for the delicious and easy recipe.

  • This looks like its pretty easy to make! Your pictures are gorgeous!

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