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Greek Shrimp

Greek Shrimp

Grab a large skillet for a quick journey to the Mediterranean. Take advantage of the scrumptious sauce. Serve with pasta or rice (try whole grain pasta or brown rice).

Recipe submitted by Holly Clegg, author of Too Hot in the Kitchen: Secrets To Sizzle At Any Age.

Ingredients

  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1 onion, chopped
  • 1 (28-ounce) can diced tomatoes
  • 1/2 cup chopped parsley
  • 1 tablespoon minced garlic
  • 1 tablespoon dried oregano leaves
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  • 2 pounds medium shrimp, peeled
  • 1/4 cup sliced Kalamata olives
  • 1 cup frozen peas, thawed
  • 1/3 cup crumbled reduced-fat feta cheese

Preparation

  • In large nonstick skillet over medium heat, heat olive oil and sauté onion until tender.
  • Stir in tomatoes, parsley, garlic, oregano and season to taste. Bring to boil, reduce heat, cover and cook 15 minutes, stirring occasionally.
  • Add shrimp and olives; continue cooking until shrimp are done, about 5-7 minutes. Add peas, cook several minutes. Sprinkle with feta, serve.

Each recipe makes 6-8 servings.

Nutritional Analysis (per serving)

  • 182 calories (32% calories from fat)
  • 6 g fat
  • 1 g saturated fat
  • 170 mg cholesterol
  • 567 mg sodium
  • 9 g carbohydrates
  • 2 g dietary fiber
  • 4 g sugars
  • 21 g protein
  • Dietary Exchanges: 2 vegetable, 3 lean meat

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