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Mediterranean Shrimp and Feta Spring Salad


Mediterranean Shrimp and Feta Spring Salad

Mediterranean Shrimp and Feta Spring Salad

Net Carbs 4g

Yield

Makes 4 servings

Ingredients

1 pound large raw shrimp in the shell
1 teaspoon salt
4 cups (6 ounces) baby spinach
2 large plum tomatoes, cored and chopped
2 ounces feta cheese, crumbled
1/4 cup chopped green onions, green and white parts
1/4 cup coarsely chopped pitted kalamata olives
1 tablespoon minced fresh oregano or basil
3 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil
1 tablespoon red wine vinegar
1 tablespoon small capers
1/2 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper

Preparation

  1. Place shrimp in large saucepan with 1 quart of water. Add salt; bring to simmer over medium-high heat. Simmer 8 to 10 minutes or until shrimp are firm and white. Drain and set aside until cool enough to handle. Peel and cut into bite-size pieces.
  2. Place shrimp in large salad bowl. Add spinach, tomatoes, feta, green onions, olives and oregano. Combine olive oil, vinegar, capers and pepper in small bowl; mix well. Pour over salad and toss gently.

Nutritional Information

Serving Size: 1-1/2 cups
Sodium 1214 mg
Protein 27 g
Fiber 1 g
Carbohydrate 5 g
Cholesterol 185 mg
Saturated Fat 4 g
Total Fat 17 g
Calories 275

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