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Pesto Zucchini Noodles with Shrimps and Feta

Course: Main
Cuisine: Italian
Prep Time: 5 minutes
Cook Time: 7 minutes
Total Time: 12 minutes
Servings: 2
A new twist on a classic summer Italian dish without all the carbs - These Pesto Zucchini Noodles With Shrimps have the same flavors, same tastiness but totally gluten-free and so much healthier and lighter!
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  • 3 medium large zucchini
  • a glug of extravirgin olive oil
  • 200 gr fresh king prawns/shrimps cleaned and deveined
  • 100 gr cherry tomatoes halved
  • 3 tbsphomemade pesto
  • 100 gr feta cheese
  • a bunch of fresh basil leaves
  • zest of ½ lemon
  • sea salt and freshly cracked black pepper


  • With the help of a spiralizer or julienne peeler, make zucchini noodles.
  • Fold the zucchini noodles in a large pot of lightly salted boiling water and cook for 1-2 mins.
  • In the meantime, heat a large pan with a glug of olive oil. Stir in the shrimps and cherry tomatoes and cook for about 3-4 mins, until the prawns are cooked through. Season to taste with sea salt and black pepper.
  • Drain the zoodles and add fold them into the pan with the other ingredients. Mix in the pesto and remove from the heat.
  • Scatter crumbled feta and basil leaves all over, and top with grated lemon zest. Serve immediately.