If you haven't already, it's time to invest in a spiralizer. Not just for health nuts, the handy gadget serves up nutritient-loaded alternatives to pasta—perfect stand-ins for an endless lineup of recipes. You can get your daily serving of veggies with satisfying ribbon-cut noodles of zucchini, sweet potatoes, carrots, cucumbers, and more. Especially with the impending holidays, this favorite gadget of nutritionists ensures that you'll be committing to healthier eating during a rampant with opportunities to overload on carbs.
While the internet is saturated with spiralizer recipes, we wanted to determine the very best, so we reached out to Pinterest to see exactly which was getting users excited to do some spiralizing. This mouthwatering pin for skinny shrimp scampi with zucchini noodles is the number one spiralizer recipe by a landslide, saved nearly 575,000 times. Searches for spiralizer recipes on Pinterest are up 264% year over year, with zucchini being one of the top veggies. Whether you're a spiralizing fanatic or just looking to get your extra fix of veggies, read on to see the top-performing recipe you should be incorporating into your arsenal.
Skinny Shrimp Scampi With Zucchini Noodles
- Olive oil
- Jumbo shrimp, shelled and deveined
- Medium zucchini, cut into noodles
- Minced garlic
- Crushed red pepper flakes
- White wine
- Freshly squeezed lemon juice
- Parsley, chopped
Heat olive oil in a large sauté pan over medium-low heat for one minute. Then add garlic and crushed red pepper flakes and stir for one minute.
Add the shrimp to the pan and stir, cooking for about three minutes or until they are pink on all sides. Season with salt and pepper and transfer shrimp to a bowl, leaving remaining liquid in the pan.
Increasing the heat to medium, add white wine and lemon juice to the pan. Cook for two minutes, scraping up brown bits with a wooden spoon. Add the zucchini noodles, and stir for two minutes. Return the shrimp to the pan, toss to combine, season with salt and pepper, and garnish with parsley.
For the full shrimp scampi zucchini noodles recipe, head over to Just a Taste.
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