Shrimp and Asparagus Alfredo

This super simple Shrimp and Asparagus Alfredo was incredibly quick to make, making it the perfect mid-week, busy night meal. You can serve this over lightly sauteed zucchini noodles, your favorite pasta or as is with a side of bread!



Serves: 4

Prep Time: 10 minutes

Nutrition Info per serving: 365 calories, 26g fat, 3g net carbs (4g total), 23g protein

  • 20 oz raw shrimp, peeled and deveined

  • 1 tbsp ghee, butter or avocado oil

  • 1 bunch of asparagus, ends trimmed and cut into 1 inch pieces (mine came out to about 11oz)

  • 1 cup heavy cream

  • 1/3 cup freshly grated parmesan cheese

  • salt and pepper to taste

  • optional: additional parmesan cheese and red pepper flakes for serving, pasta, zucchini noodles, crusty bread for dipping


Place peeled shrimp in a bowl and sprinkle with salt and pepper.

Melt 1 tbsp ghee/butter/oil in a large pan over medium-high heat. Cook shrimp for 2 minutes on each side.

Add the chopped asparagus, cooking for an additional 1-2 minutes.

Add the heavy cream and parmesan cheese stirring well to combine. Turn the heat down to medium-low and let cook for an additional 4-5 minutes.

Serve and garnish with shredded parmesan and red pepper flakes if desired.


Recipe by Health Starts in the Kitchen