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Low Carb Basil & Shrimp Spaghetti Squash

With a cooked spaghetti squash you can make this shrimp & basil spaghetti squash dinner in only 15 minutes! The garlicky basil shrimp add so much flavor to the spaghetti squash and it's only 6.6g net carbs!

Course Main Course
Cuisine American
Keyword basil, garlic, low carb, quick dinner, shrimp, spaghetti squash
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
Total Time 15 minutes
Servings 4
Calories 262 kcal
Author Denise


  • 12 oz shrimp, raw and peeled
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 3 cloves garlic, crushed
  • 1/2 cup basil leaves, minced
  • 3 tablespoons butter
  • 3 cups spaghetti squash, cooked


  1. In a large saute pan, add the oil and garlic. Saute a minute until fragrant.

  2. Add in the shrimp and saute for about 5 minutes until pink. Add in the basil and stir for 1 minute to coat the shrimp.

  3. Next add in your butter and then the squash. Cook for another minute or two and you are done.