Shrimp Salad with Great Green Dressing

Shrimp Salad with Great Green Dressing

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Nutritional Info
  • Servings Per Recipe: 4
  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories: 232.1
  • Total Fat: 6.8 g
  • Cholesterol: 129.2 mg
  • Sodium: 160.5 mg
  • Total Carbs: 20.8 g
  • Dietary Fiber: 6.7 g
  • Protein: 22.9 g

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Introduction

You will never guess that the dressing is oil-free and packed with three cups of greens, zucchini and avocado! I call it great green dressing. You will never guess that the dressing is oil-free and packed with three cups of greens, zucchini and avocado! I call it great green dressing.
Number of Servings: 4

Ingredients

    Dressing:
    1 medium zucchini, ends removed, sliced
    3 cups arugula or spinach
    1/2 avocado
    1/4 teaspoon black pepper
    juice of 1 lemon
    2 tablespoons red wine vinegar

    Salad:
    nonstick cooking spray
    12 ounces shrimp, peeled and deveined
    1/4 teaspoon paprika
    1 teaspoon olive oil
    1 head red leaf lettuce, torn into bite size pieces
    1 (15 oz) can cannellini beans, rinsed and drained
    1/4 red onion, sliced thin





Tips

This dressing is great served with raw vegetables, too.
Make a double batch of this dressing and use atop your favorite summer salads.


Directions

Dressing:
Puree all ingredients in a food processor or blender.
If the dressing is too thick to pour, add one tablespoon of water at a time until it reaches the desired consistency.

Salad:
Spray the shrimp with nonstick cooking spray, then sprinkle on the paprika.
Place a large sauté pan over medium heat. Add the olive oil to the hot pan, then add the shrimp once the oil is hot. Sauté the shrimp for 3-4 minutes, stirring often. Remove from heat and allow to cool slightly.

Toss the shrimp and remaining salad ingredients with the dressing in a large bowl and serve.


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