8.16.16 Recipe Tuesday! Shrimp & Spaghetti Squash Primavera

By August 16, 2016 Blog, Recipe No Comments
shrimpprimavera

Here’s a super simple, delicious recipe with bright, fresh flavors that just scream summer!  What’s better than some shrimp, veggies and fresh basil, right from your garden?

Shrimp and Spaghetti Squash Primavera

Ingredients:

  • 1 pound of shrimp (deveined, tails removed)
  • chopped garlic (2-3 cloves)
  • olive oil
  • parsley
  • salt/pepper to taste
  • lemon juice
  • big spaghetti squash
  • fresh basil

Directions:

  1. Put shrimp in ziploc bag and add olive oil, garlic, parsley, salt & pepper.
  2. Marinate for about an hour.
  3. Microwave spaghetti squash (be sure to pierce the skin in several places first)  for about 20 minutes, till you can scrape the inside with a fork and get strands of squash easily.
  4. Coat saute pan with olive oil and add shrimp and marinade (you can add a bit more garlic and s&P)
  5. Cook till shrimp is opaque (4-5 minutes)
  6. When shrimp is done, add lemon juice to taste (at very end)
  7. Scrape spaghetti squash into a big bowl and pour shrimp mixture over it.
  8. Top with chopped, fresh basil and serve.

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