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Shrimp Primavera Recipe

Today's shrimp primavera recipe is a straightforward guide to a flavorful and satisfying pasta dish with colorful sautéed vegetables and juicy plump shrimp. Not only is it simple, it's also suitable for any occasion.

  • PREP TIME 5 mins
  • COOK TIME 15 mins
  • TOTAL TIME 20 mins
Course: Main CourseCuisine: American
Keyword: how to make shrimp primavera, shrimp primavera, shrimp primavera recipe
Servings: 4 servings
Calories: 475 kcal

Ingredients (18)

  • 12 oz raw shrimp peeled and deveined, tails on, equals 24 oz whole
  • 2 tbsp olive oil divided
  • 1 tbsp garlic minced
  • 0.50 tsp salt divided
  • 0.25 tsp paprika
  • 0.50 tsp ground black pepper divided
  • 2 tbsp unsalted butter divided
  • 6 oz white mushrooms sliced
  • 4 oz asparagus chopped
  • 3 oz green beans chopped
  • 4 oz cherry tomatoes halved
  • 2 oz yellow zucchini chopped
  • 2 oz green peas
  • 0.50 tsp garlic powder
  • 1 oz red onion sliced
  • 14 oz cooked pasta
  • 0.50 oz grated parmesan cheese
  • 2 tbsp basil chopped

INSTRUCTIONS

1

In a cast-iron skillet, heat 1 tbsp olive oil over medium heat and sauté 1 tbsp minced garlic for 30 seconds.

2

Add 12 oz raw shrimp, 1/4 tsp salt, 1/4 tsp paprika, and 1/4 tsp ground black pepper. Sauté quickly until the shrimp turn pink.

3

Add 1 tbsp unsalted butter and sauté with the shrimp for 4 minutes. Remove the cooked shrimp to a bowl and set aside.

4

Add 1 tbsp olive oil and 6 oz white mushrooms. Sauté for 3 minutes.

5

Add 4 oz asparagus and 3 oz green beans. Sauté for 2 minutes.

6

Add 4 oz cherry tomatoes and 2 oz yellow zucchini. Sauté for 2 minutes.

7

Add 2 oz green peas and 1 tbsp unsalted butter. Stir quickly.

8

Add 1/4 tsp salt, 1/4 tsp ground black pepper, 1/2 tsp garlic powder, and 1 oz sliced red onion. Stir.

9

Add 14 oz cooked pasta. Stir for 1 minute until well combined.

10

Return the cooked shrimp to the skillet. Stir quickly for 1 more minute then turn off the heat.

11

Garnish with 0.5 oz grated parmesan cheese and 2 tbsp chopped basil. Enjoy it hot.

Nutrition

Serving: 1serving | Calories: 475kcal | Carbohydrates: 40g | Protein: 45g | Fat: 16g | Saturated Fat: 5g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 2g | Monounsaturated Fat: 7g | Trans Fat: g | Cholesterol: 292mg | Sodium: 583mg | Potassium: 890mg | Fiber: 5g | Sugar: 4g | Vitamin A: 945IU | Vitamin C: 18mg | Calcium: 181mg | Iron: 3mg