Here is an easy summer meal without heating up the kitchen. The olive oil based salad dressing adds a little monounsaturated fat to your diet. Add a loaf of bread with the salad, fresh fruit for your dessert and you have a fresh and tasty meal!
1 pound Shrimp
10 ounce Bag of mixed salad greens (about 6 cups)
1/4 cup Fresh basil, chopped
2 medium Tomatoes, cut in small wedges
1 medium Red onion, sliced thinly
1/3 cup Feta cheese
3 Tbsp. Lemon juice
1 Tbsp. Olive oil
1/4 tsp. Black pepper
1 tsp. Dijon mustard
Salt to taste (optional)
Cook shrimp in boiling water until the shrimp starts to curl (or cook according to package instructions.) Remove from heat, drain, rinse in cold water and peel shells. Refrigerate.
Mix dressing ingredients well or shake in a jar.
In a large bowl, toss the lettuce, basil, tomatoes, onion and feta cheese. Just before serving add shrimp and toss entire mixture with the dressing. Makes 4 servings.
Nutrient Analysis: 1/4 of recipe
Protein (g) 27
Carbohydrate (g) 10
Fat (g) 8.4
Cholesterol (mg) 183
Sodium (mg) 325