Garlic Shrimp and Zucchini

Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Total Time 30 minutes
Servings 4 servings


  • 3 cloves garlic peeled
  • 1/4 cup extra virgin olive oil
  • 1/4 cup chopped parsley
  • 1 large lemon zest and juice
  • sea salt and freshly ground black pepper to taste
  • 2 large zucchini sliced thin
  • 1 1/2 pounds shrimp peeled and deveined
  • 2 large avocado peeled, pitted, and sliced


  • Preheat oven to 375 degrees.
  • In a food processor, combine all ingredients EXCEPT zucchini, shrimp and avocado. Puree until almost smooth. Place the zucchini in a single layer in a roasting pan and then top with the shrimp and generously baste all sides in the garlic citrus mixture.
  • Place the shrimp in the oven and roast for 15 to 20 minutes, until the shrimp is opaque and cooked fully through and the zucchini is tender. Remove and serve topped with avocado


SERVING SUGGESTION: Faux-Tay-Toes (1/2 head cauliflower, 1/2 tablespoon butter, Sea salt and freshly ground black pepper, to taste: Directions: Steam cauliflower until tender. In a large bowl, add steamed cauliflower, butter, salt and pepper. Mash together until resembling mashed potatoes.) + Steamed broccoli.
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