Shrimp Florentine with Zoodles


Quick, easy and healthy shrimp dinner made with zoodles instead of pasta.

Prep Time:
10 mins
Cook Time:
15 mins
Total Time:
25 mins
4 servings


  • 1 tablespoon butter

  • 1 tablespoon extra-virgin olive oil

  • 2 zucchini, cut into noodle-shape strands

  • ½ large yellow onion, minced

  • 1 tablespoon chopped garlic

  • ½ teaspoon kosher salt

  • 2 tablespoons butter

  • 1 pound large shrimp, peeled and deveined

  • 1 teaspoon minced garlic

  • 1 (6 ounce) bag baby spinach

  • 1 tablespoon fresh lemon juice

  • 1 teaspoon red pepper flakes

  • ½ teaspoon kosher salt

  • ½ teaspoon freshly ground black pepper


  1. Heat 1 tablespoon butter and olive oil together in a large skillet over medium heat; cook and stir zucchini noodles (zoodles), onion, chopped garlic, and 1/2 teaspoon salt until zoodles are tender and onion is translucent, about 5 minutes. Transfer zoodle mixture to a bowl.

  2. Heat 2 tablespoons butter in the same skillet; cook and stir shrimp and minced garlic until shrimp are just pink, 3 to 4 minutes. Add spinach, lemon juice, red pepper flakes, 1/2 teaspoon salt, and pepper; cook and stir until spinach begins to wilt, 3 to 4 minutes. Add zoodle mixture; cook and stir until heated through, 2 to 3 minutes.

Cook's Note:

Cut zucchini into noodle shapes using a spiralizing device.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

229 Calories
13g Fat
7g Carbs
21g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 4
Calories 229
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 13g 17%
Saturated Fat 6g 32%
Cholesterol 196mg 65%
Sodium 781mg 34%
Total Carbohydrate 7g 3%
Dietary Fiber 2g 8%
Total Sugars 2g
Protein 21g
Vitamin C 29mg 143%
Calcium 100mg 8%
Iron 4mg 24%
Potassium 617mg 13%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.

(-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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