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Spaghetti with Shrimp and Asparagus {Gluten Free}

Replace wheat pasta in your recipes with TresOmega Nutrition's Quinoa Spaghetti. The pasta cooks up well and holds its shape. It isn’t mushy or gummy like other brands of gluten free pasta.

Course Entree
Cuisine American
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 15 minutes
Total Time 30 minutes
Servings 4
Author Olives & Okra

Ingredients

  • 8 oz Tresomega Nutrition® Gluten Free Quinoa Spaghetti
  • 3 tbsp extra virgin olive oil
  • 4 cloves garlic, minced
  • healthy pinch red pepper flakes
  • 1 lb fresh asparagus
  • 1-1/2 lbs large shrimp
  • juice of a small lemon
  • 2 tbsp freshly chopped parsley
  • salt & pepper

Instructions

  1. Clean and devein shrimp. Set aside. Trim asparagus and snap into two or three pieces.

  2. In a large pot, bring 2 quarts of water to a rapid boil. Generously salt water. Add pasta and cook uncovered, stirring occasionally, for about 10-15 minutes or until pasta is al dente. Remove from heat. Drain.

  3. While pasta is cooking, add the olive oil to a skillet over low-medium heat. Add garlic and red pepper flakes and cook until fragrant. 

  4. Add asparagus and cook until slightly tender but firm; remove from pan. Add shrimp and cook until pink. Return asparagus to the pan. 

  5. Stir in lemon juice. Salt and pepper as desired. Toss mixture with pasta. Top with freshly chopped parsley.

Recipe Notes

For a richer flavor, replace 1 or 1-1/2 tablespoons of extra virgin olive oil with unsalted butter.