Monday, June 18, 2012

Fresh Pesto Spaghetti Squash Shrimp

OK, I may or may not have been on a shrimp kick lately. For all you shrimp haters out there, I promise I will cook other entrees soon. For all you shrimp lovers out there, here is another amazing, simple, and crowd pleasing recipe for ya! I found it here, and it turned out perfect!

Fresh Pesto Spaghetti Squash Shrimp
1 lb fresh shrimp
1/3 cup olive oil
1 bunch of fresh basil
1/4 cup pine nuts
3 cloves of garlic
3 T parmesan cheese (optional)
Salt to taste
For cooking shrimp:
Coconut oil
1 clove garlic

Cook spaghetti squash following these directions. (Check out this tip on how to cut the squash without losing a finger) Meanwhile, in a food processor combine the olive oil, basil, pine nuts, cheese (optional), and garlic. Blend until smooth. 

On stove top, warm coconut oil and 1 T garlic. Once melted, add shrimp and cook stirring frequently until shrimp is opaque and pink. Add spaghetti squash and pesto, and toss till sauce is over all the ingredients. Serve and enjoy!

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