Roasted Shrimp with Spaghetti Squash

  • PREP: 10 MINS


·       1 medium spaghetti squash (about 3 pounds), halved lengthwise

·       Coarse salt and ground pepper

·       1 pound large shrimp, peeled and deveined

·       1 tablespoon plus 1 teaspoon extra-virgin olive oil

·       1 tablespoon fresh lemon juice, plus lemon wedges for serving

·       2 tablespoons fresh parsley, roughly chopped


1.     Preheat oven to 375 degrees. Season squash with salt and pepper. Place cut side down in a 9-by-13-inch baking dish. Add 3/4 cup water and roast until tender when pierced with a knife, about 45 minutes. Let cool.

2.     Meanwhile, on a rimmed baking sheet, toss shrimp with 1 teaspoon oil; season with salt and pepper. Roast until cooked through, 8 to 10 minutes.

3.     Scoop out seeds from squash and discard. With a fork, scrape flesh into a large bowl. Add shrimp and any cooking juices, lemon juice, and 1 tablespoon oil; toss to combine. Season with salt and pepper, top with parsley, and serve with lemon wedges.