Craving pasta? Do you love Italian cuisine? If so, try courgette noodles with prawns. Tasty and low in calories, courgette is an excellent substitute for pasta. This squash is high in fiber and fills you up, offering flavor and nutrition. Serve it with prawns, herbs, and veggies for a delicacies family meal!
My paleo courgette and prawn noodles are grain and dairy free. This easy lunch recipe boasts courgette noodles cooked right in the same sauce as the shrimp. The flavor is out of this world! It’s a great choice for lunch or dinner, and has only a few calories per serving. The carb content is extremely low, making recipe ideal for ketogenic diets.
Courgette has just 33 calories per serving, so it’s no need to worry about weight gain. One piece contains about 58 percent of the RDA of vitamin C, 15 percent of the RDA of vitamin B6, 14 percent of the RDA of potassium, and eight percent of the RDA of magnesium. Prawn is high in omega-3s and protein, and has zero calories.
I usually keep a bag of prawns in the freezer for quick meals. Whenever I crave pasta or seafood, I mix the prawns with courgette noodles and leftover veggies. Courgette is a great gluten free, grain free pasta substitute. With a spiralizer, you can turn this squash into noodles instantly. If you don’t have one, use a vegetable peeler. Courgette noodles work well with just about any sauce and also make a delicious cold salad.
This paleo courgette and prawn noodles recipe is the complete opposite of heavy Italian food. It’s light, refreshing, and good for your waistline. For an easy and elegant meal, add a side salad or a glass of red wine.
- 1 lbs prawn
- 2 medium courgettes, sliced into thin strips
- 2 cloves garlic, minced
- 2 tbsp olive oil
- 1 ½ tbsp lemon juice
- 1 tsp basil
- Chopped parsley for garnish
- Salt and pepper to taste
- Heat the olive oil in a skillet over medium heat.
- Add the garlic and cook for about three minutes.
- Add the prawns, lemon juice, and zucchini
- Cook until the prawns becomes soft
- Season with basil, salt, and pepper
- Remove from heat and serve immediately
- Garnish with fresh parsley or chives