Shrimp with Parmesan Cream over Spaghetti Squash

Lee Browning


I'm a dabbler in my kitchen and truly enjoy researching just about any type of recipe. I keep a well-stocked pantry, so it makes it that much easier. I'm very fortunate that my husband is not a picky eater. It is a treat for me as much as it is for him coming home to a "surprise" dinner; practically nightly. If I get a "Thumbs Up" I know it's a KEEPER. The nice part is, I rarely get a "Thumbs Down" To me, cooking is a bunch of fun!


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  • 2 Tbsp
    olive oil
  • 4 oz
    pancetta or slab bacon, diced
  • 4
    scallions white and green parts, sliced
  • 2
    garlic cloves, minced
  • 24 large
    shrimp, peeled and deveined
  • 1/4 c
    heavy cream
  • 2 Tbsp
    fresh lemon juice
  • ·
    salt and freshly ground pepper
  • 3 Tbsp
    freshly shredded parmesan cheese, to garnish
  • 1 medium
    spaghetti squash

How to Make Shrimp with Parmesan Cream over Spaghetti Squash


  1. Add the shrimp and cook, stirring occasionally, for about 3 minutes, until they are almost completely opaque. Add the cream and bring just to a simmer. Stir in the lemon juice and season to taste with salt and pepper. Lower the heat and simmer until the shrimp are opaque throughout, about 1 minute.
  2. Transfer to serving dish. Sprinkle with Parmesan. Serve hot.

    Below is a video of a variation for preparing Spaghetti Squash if you so desire to serve it over that.
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  3. Variation: Serve over Pasta, or Spaghetti Squash.

    I added a twist to this recipe by serving it over Spaghetti Squash. If you've never tried Spaghetti Squash, I highly recommend it. Not only is it lower in carbs, it is healthier and sort of reminds you of pasta.

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About Shrimp with Parmesan Cream over Spaghetti Squash

Course/Dish: Pasta, Seafood
Main Ingredient: Seafood
Regional Style: American
Dietary Needs: Low Carb

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