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Baked Pesto Shrimp

Keto Baked Pesto Shrimp with Cauliflower Low Carb Recipe

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The trick of keeping on track on your diet is having quick and easy delicious recipes that you can make in a couple of minutes and have a satisfying meal.

This meal is a 1 pan dinner meal, made with shrimp and pesto sauce, but you can modify it as much as you want.

If you like, you can use chicken breast cut in cubes and the meat can be marinated with any sauce you have on hand. It can be a lemon, olive oil base marinade, or balsamic, or low carb sauce of your preference.

Pesto Shrimp with Cauliflower and Tomatoes

The pesto sauce is best made from home. It’s actually super easy. Here’s the pesto sauce recipe you can try!

If you are a shrimp lover, this recipe is definitely for you. The colors and textures as well as the amazing taste will please everyone in the family.

Keto Baked Pesto Shrimp

The vegetables can also be substituted, using asparagus, zucchini, broccoli any low carb of your preference.

If you use broccoli, don’t add the pan to the oven for the first 15 minutes as this will overcook it. Add it all at the same time and take it to the oven for only 10-15 mins.

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Pesto Shrimp with Cauliflower


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Baked Pesto Shrimp with Cauliflower

Serving your dinner a dish of baked shrimps, tomato and cauliflower with pesto is a good idea. Let's add this to your menu.
Course Dinner, Lunch
Cuisine Ketogenic, Low Carb
Keyword baked shrimp with pesto sauce, keto baked pesto shrimp, keto baked shrimp
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Total Time 35 minutes
Servings 4
Calories 432kcal
Author Tanya K.


  • 1 cauliflower head small
  • 1 1/2 lbs shrimp medium size cleaned and deveined
  • 3 tbsp olive oil
  • 1/2 cup pesto sauce
  • 2 tbsp lemon juice
  • 4 slices lemon (for cooking, optional)
  • 1 cup cherry tomatoes halved
  • 1/2 tsp Onion Powder
  • 1/2 tsp garlic powder
  • salt and pepper to taste


  • While preheating the oven to 350°F, cut the cauliflower into pieces and arrange on ⅓ of the pan. Place in the oven and bake for about 15 minutes.
    Chop and Bake cauliflower
  • Meanwhile, marinate the shrimp with pesto in a bowl. Let sit for a few minutes.
    Marinate shrimp with pesto sauce
  • Take out the pan from the oven. Arrange the tomatoes in the middle and the lemon slices in the other side.
  • Place the shrimps over the lemon slices. Sprinkle the olive oil over the tomatoes and cauliflower. Add the garlic powder, lemon juice (about 2 tbsp), and onion to the pan. Put some dash of salt and pepper to taste.
    Baking pesto shrimp
  • Replace in the oven and bake for 15-20 minutes more. Serve.
    Baked Pesto Shrimp Recipe



If you want to lower net carb, consider using less tomatoes.


Nutrition Facts
Baked Pesto Shrimp with Cauliflower
Amount Per Serving
Calories 432 Calories from Fat 225
% Daily Value*
Fat 25g38%
Saturated Fat 4g20%
Cholesterol 431mg144%
Sodium 1660mg69%
Potassium 657mg19%
Carbohydrates 13g4%
Fiber 4g16%
Sugar 5g6%
Protein 40g80%
Vitamin A 805IU16%
Vitamin C 91.3mg111%
Calcium 332mg33%
Iron 4.7mg26%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.
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