8.16.16 Recipe Tuesday! Shrimp & Spaghetti Squash Primavera

By August 16, 2016 Blog, Recipe No Comments

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


  • 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


  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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