Spaghetti Squash and Shrimp

Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
Total Time 15 minutes
Servings 4 people


  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1 clove garlic minced
  • 1/4 teaspoon crushed red pepper flakes
  • 1 pound large shrimp shelled and deveined
  • sea salt and freshly ground black pepper to taste
  • 4 tablespoons lemon juice
  • 1 large spaghetti squash cooked and fork shredded
  • 1 tablespoon chopped fresh parsley


  • In a large skillet over medium heat, heat oil. When oil is hot, add garlic and crushed red pepper flakes. Stir for 1 minute.
  • Add shrimp to the pan and cook 3 minutes until they are pink on all sides and cooked through. Season shrimp with salt and pepper and transfer them to a mixing bowl.
  • Add lemon juice to pan. Scrape any brown bits from the bottom of the pan and cook lemon juice for 2 minutes. Add the squash noodles and cook, stirring occasionally, for 2 minutes.
  • Return the shrimp to the pan and toss to combine.
  • Garnish with parsley and serve immediately.


SERVING SUGGESTION: Big spinach salad.
NUTRITION: 193 Calories; 9g Fat (41.9% calories from fat); 23g Protein; 4g Carbohydrate; trace Dietary Fiber; 173mg Cholesterol; 173mg Sodium. Exchanges: 3 Lean Meat; 1/2 Vegetable; 0 Fruit; 1 1/2 Fat.
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