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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 Time5 mins
Cook Time15 mins
Total Time20 mins
Course: Main Course
Cuisine: American
Keyword: how to make shrimp primavera, shrimp primavera, shrimp primavera recipe
Servings: 4 servings
Calories: 475kcal
Author: Luna Regina

Ingredients

  • 12 oz raw shrimp peeled and deveined, tails on, equals 24 oz whole
  • 2 tbsp olive oil divided
  • 1 tbsp garlic minced
  • 1/2 tsp salt divided
  • 1/4 tsp paprika
  • 1/2 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
  • 1/2 tsp garlic powder
  • 1 oz red onion sliced
  • 14 oz cooked pasta
  • 0.5 oz grated parmesan cheese
  • 2 tbsp basil chopped

Instructions

  • In a cast-iron skillet, heat 1 tbsp olive oil over medium heat and sauté 1 tbsp minced garlic for 30 seconds.
  • 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.
  • Add 1 tbsp unsalted butter and sauté with the shrimp for 4 minutes. Remove the cooked shrimp to a bowl and set aside.
  • Add 1 tbsp olive oil and 6 oz white mushrooms. Sauté for 3 minutes.
  • Add 4 oz asparagus and 3 oz green beans. Sauté for 2 minutes.
  • Add 4 oz cherry tomatoes and 2 oz yellow zucchini. Sauté for 2 minutes.
  • Add 2 oz green peas and 1 tbsp unsalted butter. Stir quickly.
  • Add 1/4 tsp salt, 1/4 tsp ground black pepper, 1/2 tsp garlic powder, and 1 oz sliced red onion. Stir.
  • Add 14 oz cooked pasta. Stir for 1 minute until well combined.
  • Return the cooked shrimp to the skillet. Stir quickly for 1 more minute then turn off the heat.
  • 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 | Cholesterol: 292mg | Sodium: 583mg | Potassium: 890mg | Fiber: 5g | Sugar: 4g | Vitamin A: 945IU | Vitamin C: 18mg | Calcium: 181mg | Iron: 3mg