Zucchini Noodles with Lemon Garlic Shrimp

Developed by Lacy Puttuck, M.S., L.D., R.D.


  • 4 tsp. olive oil
  • 1 tsp. red pepper flake (more or less to taste)
  • 1 lb. medium shrimp, peeled
  • 8 cloves garlic, sliced thin
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  • Juice from 1 fresh lemon
  • 1 cup cherry tomatoes, halved
  • 4 medium zucchini, spiralized into noodles


Heat a medium nonstick skillet over medium-high heat. Add 2 tsp. of olive oil and red pepper flakes. Add the shrimp with salt and pepper. Cook for 2 to 3 minutes. Add half the garlic and continue to cook for 1 minute. Set aside.

Add the remaining 2 tsp. olive oil and garlic to the pan. Cook for 30 seconds. Then add the zucchini noodles for 1 minute and 30 seconds.

Then add the shrimp and tomatoes to the pan. Squeeze the lemon over the mixture and toss. Remove from heat and serve. Enjoy!

Yield: 4 servings

Nutrition information

(for 4 servings)
Calories: 239
Fat: 7 g
Saturated Fat: 1 g
Total carbohydrate: 14 g
Fiber: 4 g
Protein: 31 g
Vitamin C: 15%
Calcium: 12%