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Spaghetti Squash Shrimp Scampi

Tasty Team


for 1 serving

  • ½ spaghetti squash, halved vertically and seeded
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • ½ teaspoon red pepper flakes
  • 4 oz shrimp (115 g), peeled, deveined
  • ¾ teaspoon salt
  • ¼ teaspoon ground black pepper
  • 1 lemon, zested
  • 1 lemon, juiced
  • 2 tablespoons fresh parsley, chopped

Nutrition Info

    Calories 400
    Fat 17g
    Carbs 45g
    Fiber 11g
    Sugar 13g
    Protein 28g

Estimated values based on one serving size.


  1. Microwave squash on high until tender, about 10 minutes. Shred the flesh of the squash and discard the skin.
  2. Heat olive oil in a pan over medium heat. Once the oil begins to shimmer, add the garlic, red pepper flakes, and shrimp, and cook until shrimp are pink and start to curl, about 2 minutes.
  3. Add the lemon zest, salt, pepper, and lemon juice, and cook for 1 minute.
  4. Remove from heat, add parsley and shredded squash, and stir to combine.
  5. Enjoy!

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