Shrimp Scampi with Squash Linguine Recipe

Low Carb One Dish Meal

KITCHEN UTENSILS: Vegetable Spiralizer, Mixing Bowl

INGREDIENTS
  • 4 medium size green zucchini
  • 3 or 4 medium size yellow squash
  • 1 lb large shrimp peeled and deveined
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 4 minced garlic cloves
  • 2 tablespoons white wine
  • 12 lemon juiced
  • 2 tablespoons grated romano cheese
  • red pepper flakes to taste
  • 2 tablespoons dried parsley
  • 1 tablespoon dried basil
  • salt and pepper to taste
INSTRUCTIONS
  • Rinse and pat dry zucchini and yellow squash. Remove the ends.
  • Using a vegetable spiralizer, insert the linguine attachment.
  • Run the zucchini and yellow squash through the spiralizer. Set aside.
  • Heat a large skillet over low-medium heat. Add olive oil.
  • Once oil is heated, add minced garlic. Sauté until garlic is lightly toasted.
  • Add spiralized vegetables to skillet. Stir and fold the vegetables and garlic for about 1-2 minutes.
  • Remove mixture from heat and place in a bowl. Set aside.
  • Place shrimp in skillet on low-medium heat. Add white wine. Continue stirring mixture. Simmer for a few seconds. If needed add more oil.
  • Before shrimp are completely pink, add the red pepper flakes, parsley, basil and lemon juice and blend well.
  • Lastly, add the spiralized vegetable linguini, garlic and grated cheese to the skillet.
  • Over low heat, toss to combine mixture, about 1 to 2 minutes.
  • Add salt and pepper to taste.
  • Transfer mixture to a large dish and serve.
  • For added flavor top with additional grated cheese.
  • Optional: lemon wedges.