Pesto Shrimp Zoodles

Light, fresh, and full of veggies and healthy fats.

Servings

2

Ready In:

15 mins

Calories:

773 Calories

Good For:

Lunch, Dinner

Introduction

About this Recipe

Bursting with veggies, this dish is light enough for summer faire, but still has a bit of heat. Like an Indian Summer.

Ingredients
Pesto:
  • 2 Avocados
  • 1 Red Chili flakes
  • 2 Garlic Cloves
  • 1 Lime (juice only)
  • 1 cup Basil leaves
  • 3 Tbsp Olive Oil (extra virgin)
Zoodles:
  • 8 oz Shrimp (cooked, peeled, tail on)
  • 1 large Zucchini (spiralized)
  • ½ tsp Red Chili Flakes
  • ½ Lime (juice only)
Notes:

  • Skip the Red Chili flakes if you don’t like it hot.
  • Use Chipotle Pepper flakes for an interesting twist.
  • Remove the shrimp tails for easier eatin’.

Nutrition

  • Fat 69%
  • Carbs 15%
  • Protein 16%

Step by Step Instructions

To Make Pesto:

Add all pesto ingredients to a food processor and blend until smooth.

Next

Over medium heat, add shrimp, lime juice and chili flakes to a skillet and gently heat (shrimp is already cooked) through. Add zoodles (spiralized zucchini) and saute for 2-3 minutes.

Finally:

Add shrimp, zoodles and pesto to a large bowl and gently combine. Serve topped with extra chili flakes and a squeeze of lime juice (optional).

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About Christy R. Hall

Christy R. Hall is a Wellness Mindset Coach & Emotional Alchemist. She focuses on helping people change their lives from the inside out. She uses hypnosis, Rapid Transformational Therapy (RTT), Emotional Freedom Techniques (EFT) and Neuro-Linguistic Programming (NLP) to help her clients achieve real and lasting change. Christy says, “When you know how the mind works, it’s easy to make changes.”

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