Shrimp Scampi Spaghetti with Zucchini Noodles and Fresh Tomatoes

Shrimp Scampi Spaghetti with Zucchini Noodles and Fresh Tomatoes
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Recipe Credit: . Photo Credit: Emily Weeks, RDN, LD.
  • Prep time
    15 min
  • Cook time
    15 min
  • Servings
    4 Servings
  • Serving size
    1 cup
Nutrition Facts

Nutrition Facts

4 Servings

  • Serving Size
    1 cup
  • Amount per serving Calories 510

  • Total Fat 17g
    • Saturated Fat 3.4g
    • Trans Fat 0g
  • Cholesterol 175mg
  • Sodium 370mg
  • Total Carbohydrate 55g
    • Dietary Fiber 5g
    • Total Sugars 9g
    • Added Sugars 0g
  • Protein 35g
  • Potassium 1040mg
  • Phosphorus 465mg

Choices/Exchanges: 3 Starch, 2 Nonstarchy vegetable, 3 Lean protein, 2 Fat



  • cooked spaghetti (thin)
    8 oz
  • zucchini
    2 large
  • Extra Virgin Olive Oil
    1/4 cup
  • yellow onion (minced)
    1/2 large
  • garlic (minced)
    3 clove
  • crushed red pepper flakes
    1/2 tsp
  • shrimp (large, fresh [never frozen], raw, peeled and deveined)
    1 lbs
  • Italian parsley (chopped)
    2 tbsp
  • lemon
  • salt
    1/4 tsp
  • black pepper (or to taste)
    1 tsp
  • cherry tomatoes (halved)
    1 pints
  • Parmesan cheese (grated)
    1 oz


  1. Boil spaghetti according to package instructions. Drain and set aside in a large bowl.

  2. Use a spiralizer or Julienne peeler to create zucchini noodles, set aside.

  3. Heat olive oil in a large skillet over medium heat. Add onion, garlic and red pepper flakes. When the onion is translucent, add shrimp and cook until pink.

  4. Remove from heat, stir in the parsley and toss to combine. Juice lemon over the shrimp (Note: If possible, use fresh [never frozen] shrimp or shrimp free of preservatives.) and season with salt and pepper. Pour the shrimp and liquid over the spaghetti. Add the zucchini noodles and tomatoes and toss until the zucchini wilts slightly.

  5. Garnish with parmesan cheese.