Greek Shrimp Salad [Gluten-Free & Low-Calorie]

Greek Shrimp Salad [Gluten-Free & Low-Calorie]

Finally, an easy salad recipe that isn't a chicken caesar salad! This recipe is loaded with the perfect combination of spices, veggies, and grilled shrimp. Marjoram gives this salad a unique flavor. Not only does it taste delicious, but it is also great for you!

*For best results - Remove shrimp from the refrigerator 30 minutes prior to cooking.

Greek Shrimp Salad [Gluten-Free & Low-Calorie]

SERVES 1

Prep Time: 15 Minutes | Total Time: 25 Minutes

INGREDIENTS

For the Salad:

  • 1/4 lb shrimp
  • 3 cups romaine lettuce, chopped
  • 1/2 cup cucumber, diced
  • 1/4 cup grape tomatoes
  • 1/2 cup green bell pepper, diced
  • 2 tbsp feta cheese, omit for Smart for Life Program and Paleo Diet
  • 1/4 tsp marjoram
  • 1/4 tsp basil
  • 1/2 tsp oregano
  • salt & pepper to taste

For the Dressing:

  • 1 tbsp balsamic vinegar
  • 1/2 tbsp extra virgin olive oil (replace with balsamic vinegar for SFL program)
  • 1/2 tsp marjoram
  • 1/4 tsp basil
  • 1/2 oregano
  • salt & pepper to taste

INSTRUCTIONS

  1.  Start with the dressing. Mix the ingredients for the dressing in a small bowl, whisk and set aside.
  2.   Heat a grill pan over medium heat. Spray pan with non-stick spray. In a medium bowl, mix together shrimp, spices, and salt & pepper. Cook shrimp on grill pan 2-3 minutes on each side until opaque.
  3. Once the shrimp are done cooking, remove from pan and set aside. Assemble salad by adding together the vegetable ingredients listed above into a bowl. Top the salad off with the shrimp, feta, and drizzle with dressing.

Nutrition Facts Per Serving (1 Salad)

Calories: 220 calories | Protein: 12.6g | Carbs: 20.9g | Fat: 10.4g | Fiber: 4g | Sodium: 332mg | Cholesterol: 58.6mg

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