Recipe by USA WEEKEND columnist Pam Anderson
"Grilled shrimp and Greek flavorings (tomato, feta, Kalamata olives, oregano) commingle in a this salad. Thread the shrimp onto skewers, and so they'll grill up moist yet attractively spotty brown, sprinkle them with a little sugar when seasoning them with salt and pepper."
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raw shrimp (26 to 30 count), peeled
Olive oil to taste
Salt and pepper to taste
Sugar to taste
tomatoes, cut into medium dice
crumbled feta cheese
pitted and coarsely chopped Kalamata or other black olives
red wine vinegar
1 (10 ounce) package
factory-washed baby spinach leaves
This was so good and easy. Like the previous reviewer, I used romaine. I tossed the shrimp in a resealable bag with olive oil, sea salt, and lemon pepper, and then I cooked it in a grill pan. The lemon pepper really added to the flavor (I omitted the sugar). Plus, I used tomato-basil feta and fresh oregano--yum! This is a definite keeper. Next time, I'll try adding sun-dried tomatoes.
Made this for a date over the summer... we both really love greek salads so it's a little hard to impress us! Next time I'll add red onion, use a combination of spinach and romaine, and maybe add in some artichoke hearts to make it even more greek! Overall it was good, I used frozen Shrimp which I made on my George Forman really quickly. Really liked the dressing for the salad, very complimentary, not overpowering.
Perfect for a quick and healthy meal. To make it more "greek" I used romaine lettuce. I was in a hurry so instead of dicing tomatoes, I just used a can of diced tomatoes. It had some green chiles in it which added a good kick to the salad. I only had a small amount of shrimp because I was only making the salad for myself so I just tossed it on the George Foreman grill... it was ready in about a minute.
this has to be the best salad i've ever had. i used already-cooked shrimp and just added everything to it it a bowl. i only used 2 tbs. oil over all. SO GOOD!!!!!
Whipped this up tonight with frozen bag of pre cooked shrip, green olives and black olives, added a few more vegetables like mushrooms, (didn't have cucumbers). Impressive and dressing recipie was great, needed quite a bit of kosher salt sprinkled over it after tossing, to bring out flavors. Yummmy. I will make again, with what ever I have available for produce.
It was too cold to grill, so I tossed the shrimp with olive oil, salt and pepper and roasted them at 400 degrees for 6 minutes. I also added a teaspoon of minced garlic to the shrimp mixture for more flavor. Great served with pita crackers and hummus.
Quick recipe, tasty. I also used romaine and it turned out wonderfully!
Awesome recipe. I tried putting the shrimp in a bag with the olive oil, lemon pepper and sea salt and omitting the sugar as suggested by a reviewer before skewering. The shrimp tasted good enough to eat alone without everything else, but together it was fabulous.
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
Greek-Style Shrimp Salad on a Bed of Baby Spinach
Serving Size: 1/4 of a recipe
Servings Per Recipe: 4
Amount Per Serving
Calories from Fat: 254
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