Recipe: Zucchini Noodles and Grilled Shrimp

Spiralizing vegetables and using them in place of pasta has been becoming more mainstream lately. We love this trend and hope that it is one that sticks! It is a great option to still enjoy meals that you love, but remove the heavy carbs and add in a great healthy component.

We’ve seen cucumbers, carrots and sweet potatoes being turned into “noodles.” There are gadgets on the market that you can buy to do this for you, or you can use a mandolin and julienne the veggies for a similar result! This recipe from What’s Gaby Cooking is packed with flavor but super simple to make, we know you’ll love it!

CA-Almonds-077-copyINGREDIENTS

2 cups basil, stems removed (packed)
1/3 cup sliced almonds, divided
2 garlic cloves, roughly chopped
1 shallot, roughly chopped
1/4 teaspoon red pepper flakes
1/2 cup olive oil, plus more as needed
1 tablespoon red wine vinegar
1 lemon, zested
1 pound shrimp (26 – 30 count, peeled and de-veined)
5 medium-sized zucchinis
Kosher salt and freshly cracked black pepper
1/2 cup halved cherry tomatoes

To get the rest of the recipe, and complete instructions on how to make this Zucchini Noodles recipe, head on over here. And, if you do make it, leave us a comment below to tell us what you thought!

 

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