Spaghetti with Shrimp, Mint & Zucchini
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Spaghetti with Shrimp, Mint & Zucchini

Prep Time1 hr
Cook Time15 mins
Total Time1 hr 15 mins
Course: Dinner
Keyword: barilla, barilla pasta, shrimp, spaghetti
Servings: 8
Author: Chef Lorenzo Boni


  • 1 box Barilla┬« Spaghetti
  • 5 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil, divided
  • 1 shallot, minced
  • 3 medium zucchini, sliced thin in rondels
  • 1 pound medium size shrimp, clean, deveined and cut
  • 5 mint leaves, chopped
  • Sea salt and black pepper to taste


  • Season zucchini with salt and place in a colander to drain for one hour.
  • Bring a large pot of water to boil. Cook pasta according to package directions.
  • Meanwhile, in a skillet saut├ę shallot with half the olive oil over medium heat for 4-5 minutes, add zucchini, season with pepper, increase heat and cook for 2-3 minutes. Stir in shrimp and cook thoroughly.
  • Drain pasta and toss with shrimp/zucchini mixture and mint. Drizzle remaining olive oil over the top.