mediterranean shrimp salad

 

This salad is truly something wonderful to add to your weekly lineup.  It’s so simple; from the preparation to the dressing.  And the taste is spot-on.  You can serve alone or with pasta, quinoa or french bread for dipping.

Salad Ingredients:

  • 2 cups chopped grape tomatoes
  • 1 large cucumber, sliced
  • 1/2 red onion, sliced thin
  • 1/2 cup chopped kalamata olives
  • 4 oz. feta cheese, cubed
  • 1 lb wild shrimp, deshelled & deveined
  • garlic powder, salt & ground pepper
  • 4 scallions, chopped
  • olive oil

Dressing Ingredients:

  • 1 clove garlic, minced
  • 1/2 tsp dried oregano
  • 1 tsp yellow mustard
  • 1.5 tbs red wine vinegar
  • 1/2 tsp sea salt
  • 1/4 tsp ground pepper
  • 1/4 cup olive oil

Directions:

Season the shrimp with garlic powder, salt & pepper to taste.

Heat a  largepan on medium high.  Drizzle with olive oil.  Add the scallions and saute for 1 minute.  Add the shrimp and cook for a few minutes on each side or until opaque.  Do not overcook.

Toss all ingredients in a large bowl.

For the Dressing:  Combine the first 6 ingredients and then (while still contstantly whisking), slowly add the olive oil.  Add the dressing to the salad and toss once more.

Yields 4 servings.

…delicious happens

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