Today we’ve got a tasty zucchini recipe called, “Grilled Shrimp over Zucchini Noodles”. Zucchini is a great alternative to using regular noodles as it will save on calories. This recipe takes only 15 minutes to make, serves a family of 5, and is just a little over 350 calories. This recipe is extremely healthy and unique in taste. Try it out!
- 2 cups thinly sliced fresh basil
- 9 tablespoons olive oil, divided
- 1/3 cup toasted sliced almonds, divided
- 1 tablespoon red wine vinegar
- 1 shallot, coarsely chopped
- 2 cloves garlic, coarsely chopped
- 1 lemon, zested
- 1/4 teaspoon red pepper flakes
- 1 pound shrimp, peeled and deveined
- 5 zucchini
- kosher salt and freshly ground black pepper to taste
- Blend basil, 1/2 cup olive oil, 1/4 cup almonds, vinegar, shallot, garlic, lemon zest, and red pepper flakes in a blender until lemon basil dressing is smooth.
- Heat 1 tablespoon olive oil in a skillet over medium-high heat; saute shrimp until cooked through and pink, 2 to 4 minutes. Remove skillet from heat and mix shrimp with 2 tablespoons dressing in a bowl.
- Run zucchini through a spiralizer to create spaghetti-size noodle shapes. Add to skillet; cook and stir over medium heat until zucchini noodles are tender, 1 to 2 minutes. Add 2 tablespoons lemon basil dressing and toss to coat. Remove skillet from heat.
- Arrange shrimp on top of zucchini noodles; season with salt and black pepper. Top with remaining almonds.
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