Shrimp Scampi

A much healthier dish than any shrimp scampi you'd find at a restaurant... plus, you'll be getting a serving of veggies in each serving. Bonus!

Serves 4

Prep: 10 minutes

Total time: 25 minutes


8 oz. whole wheat linguine

1-2 cups of frozen peas

2 Tbsp. unsalted butter (grass-fed if possible)

1 lb. mediu shrimp, peeled and deveined

2 Tbsp. minced garlic

1/2 c. low-sodium chicken stock

Zest of 1 lemon + a few big squeezes of lemon juice from lemon

1 Tbsp. black pepper

1 Tbsp. dried parsley

1/4 c. reduced-fat Parmesan cheese


  1. Prepare pasta according to package directions. In the last couple minutes of cooking, add the peas
  2. Melt butter in a large skillet over medium heat. Add shrimp and garlic. Cook, stirring occasionally until pink (a few minutes)
  3. Stir in the chicken stock, lemon juice, and black pepper. Bring to a simmer and remove from heat.
  4. Drain pasta and peas. Stir in pasta mixture, with lemon zest, parsley, and Parmesan cheese. 
  5. Serve immediately. ENJOY!!            

*If you want to add some spice, sprinkle a pinch of crushed red pepper flakes into the mix.