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Shrimp and White Bean Salad

  • Author: Helen Kain
  • Prep Time: 15
  • Cook Time: 5
  • Total Time: 20

Description

A light and tasty starter or main course


Ingredients

  • The Salad
  • • 3 c cooked white beans (approx. 2 cans)
  • • ¾ c diced celery
  • • ¾ c diced red onion
  • • 1 tsp minced garlic
  • • 1 ½ lb medium shrimp, peeled & cooked
  • • 1 pint grape tomatoes or cherry tomatoes, halved (reserve until last minute if making ahead)
  • • Fresh spinach, Boston lettuce or Arugula
  • The Dressing
  • • ¼ c olive oil
  • • juice and zest of 1 medium lemon (use a micro-planer to zest – so easy!)
  • • 1 tsp fresh thyme
  • • 1 tsp fresh oregano
  • • ½ c chopped parsley
  • • freshly ground salt & pepper

Instructions

  1. Squeeze lemon juice into small preparation bowl. Add the salt and let dissolve. Whisk in olive oil using emulsifier whisk or fork. Add remaining dressing ingredients.
  2. Place salad ingredients in large preparation bowl and add dressing. Gently combine and serve over greens.


Nutrition

  • Serving Size: 6