Go Back
+ servings

Tomato and Zucchini Pasta with Shrimp

This tomato and zucchini pasta is so fresh and delicious. It is perfect for summertime when tomatoes and zucchini are abundant.
Course Main Dish
Cuisine American, Italian
Keyword gluten free, low carb, paleo, pasta, whole30
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Total Time 35 minutes
Servings 6 servings
Calories 383kcal
Author Sara


  • 1 pint Cherry Tomatoes or grape (halved)
  • 1 Large Zucchini or 2 small (sliced into half rounds)
  • 1 lb Shrimp peeled & deveined
  • 14 oz Pasta I used Barilla protein pasta
  • 2 Tbls Fresh Basil
  • 2 Tbls Lemon Zest
  • 1/4 cup Lemon Juice
  • 4 cloves Garlic minced
  • 4 Tbls Olive Oil (divided)
  • 1/2 tsp Salt
  • 1/4 tsp Pepper
  • 1/4 tsp Garlic Powder
  • 1/4 cup Parmesan optional


  • Get your pasta cooking according to package instructions
  • Pat your shrimp dry with paper towel and season with the salt, pepper and garlic powder
    Heat 1 Tbls of olive oil in a large skillet over medium/high heat and cook the shrimp for 3 minutes a side
    Remove from pan and set aside
  • Reduce heat to medium and add in 1 Tbls of olive oil
    Add in the zucchini (cut into half rounds) and sauté for 3 minutes
    Then add in the halved tomatoes and minced garlic and cook another 3-4 minutes (until the tomatoes just start to burst) turn off heat
    Season the veggies with salt and pepper to taste
  • Add 2 Tbls of the olive oil to a large bowl with the lemon juice and zest, whisk to combine and toss with the cooked and drained pasta
    Stir in the shrimp and sautéed veggies (taste for seasoning) add salt and pepper if needed
    Top with fresh basil and parmesan and enjoy!


Nutrition facts are auto calculated and will vary depending on ingredients used 
To keep make this dish Paleo, Whole30 and Low Carb, use hearts of palm noodles or zucchini noodles (leave out the parmesan for Paleo & Whole30)
Use your favorite gluten free pasta if desired 


Calories: 383kcal | Carbohydrates: 56g | Protein: 22g | Fat: 8g | Saturated Fat: 2g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 1g | Monounsaturated Fat: 4g | Trans Fat: 0.01g | Cholesterol: 98mg | Sodium: 704mg | Potassium: 518mg | Fiber: 3g | Sugar: 5g | Vitamin A: 657IU | Vitamin C: 31mg | Calcium: 126mg | Iron: 2mg