Spaghetti With Peas, Zucchini Ribbons, and Garlic Shrimp

Ms B.
Recipe by Ms B.

This is a combination of 2 recipes from the April 2007 issue of Martha Stewart Living. Each can certainly stand on its own, but together, they are a fabulous meal. Add a salad, possibly some crusty garlicky bread, and dessert and it would be complete, company worthy meal that is actually very, very simple.

Top Review by Mgnbos

I made the Spaghettti part of this recipe from a little tear out card from the magazine. I used regular and Thai basil from my garden and loved the play of flavors - also opted for Greek yogurt. Everyone enjoyed this and we would certainly have it again. In my opinion, this is an excellent week night supper on it own - no need for shrimp, salad or bread.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. For the Spaghetti with Peas and Zucchini Ribbons:.
  2. Bring a large pot of water to boil; add 1 teaspoon salt.
  3. Add peas and cook until tender, about 1 minute.
  4. Using a slotted spoon, transfer peas to a medium bowl; set aside.
  5. Add zucchini to pot and cook 30 seconds to 1 minute.
  6. Using a slotted spoon, transfer to bowl with peas.
  7. Put yogurt and basil into a large heatproof bowl; season with salt and pepper.
  8. Set bowl over the boiling water, and whisk until mixture is warm, about 1 minute.
  9. Remove from heat.
  10. Add peas and zucchini to bowl; set aside.
  11. Cook pasta in salted boiling water until al dente; drain.
  12. Add pasta to vegetables and sauce; toss to combine.
  13. Season with salt and pepper.
  14. Serve topped with cheese.
  15. For the Garlic Shrimp:.
  16. While the pasta cooks, heat oil in a large skillet over medium heat.
  17. Add garlic and red pepper flakes.
  18. Cook, stirring, until garlic is fragrant and golden, but not browned, about 30 seconds.
  19. Add shrimp; raise heat to medium-high, and cook, stirring often, until shrimp are opaque, 1 to 2 minutes.
  20. Add butter, stir to coat.
  21. Season with salt and pepper.
  22. Serve immediately along side Spaghetti with Peas and Zucchini Ribbons.

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