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pasta dish : linguine with shrimp and zucchini on a fork. Pasta plate in the background.

Healthy Shrimp Pasta with Zucchini

  • Author: Jo & Bart
  • Total Time: 15 Minutes
  • Yield: 2 1x


This shrimp and zucchini pasta recipe is elegant, easy, and healthy. What's more, it takes just 15 minutes to prepare. It's just as suitable for a festive meal as it is for a family supper. Why not try it for a romantic dinner? Ultimately, whatever the occasion, everyone will love it!



1/2 pound uncooked linguine

1/2 pound peeled shrimps

2 cloves garlic

2 pinches Espelette pepper

3 to 4 sprigs parsley

1 zucchini

salt and pepper to taste

1 teaspoon butter


  1. Cook the pasta: Cook the linguine until al dente. Drain and set aside. Meanwhile, cut the zucchini into small pieces and chop the garlic cloves.
  2. Sauté de zucchini: Melt the butter in a large frying pan over medium heat. Add the zucchini pieces to the pan and sauté for about 5 minutes.
  3. Add garlic and shrimps: Add the chopped garlic and the shrimps to the pan with the zucchinis, and sauté for 5 minutes, until lightly browned.
  4. Develop the flavors: Sprinkle the mixture with the Espelette chili, salt and pepper. Mix well to develop the flavors.
  5. Mix: Add the cooked linguine to the pan. Stir gently so that the pasta soaks up all the flavors.
  6. Finish: You can enjoy your dish topped with finely chopped parsley and Parmesan if you like. Now it's ready, bon appétit!
  • Prep Time: 5 Minutes
  • Cook Time: 10 Minutes
  • Category: Pasta
  • Method: Pan
  • Cuisine: Italian

Keywords: shrimp pasta, zucchini pasta, healthy pasta, creamy shrimp pasta, easy shrimp pasta