Roasted Tomato Shrimp Salad


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Serves 4 Cook Time 20 minutes

Ingredients:
2 pints cherry tomatoes, cut in half
6 small garlic cloves, sliced into thin slivers
2 Tbsp oilve oil
1 jalapeno pepper, stemmed, seeded and chopped
3 Tbsp red wine vinegar
1 lb fresh pre-cooked shrimp (cold)
1 bag fresh baby arugula

Directions:

  1. Adjust an oven rack to the middle position and preheat to 450 degrees.
  2. In a large bowl, toss 1 pint of tomatoes and garlic with 1 tablespoon of oil and season with salt and pepper. Arrange these, cut side up on a baking sheet and roast until the skins begin to darken (20 minutes).
  3. Return the tomatoes to the bowl and stir in the jalapeno, remaining oil, vinegar and season with salt and pepper.
  4. Cut the remaining tomatoes (uncooked) into quarters and toss these in a separate large bowl and add the shrimp, roasted tomato mixture, then add the arugula and toss with your hands until everything is fully coated. Season with salt and pepper and serve immediately.

Recommended for patients on the Modified Profast (Fast and Flexible) Program, Nutriplus (Balance Your Pyramid) Program or Maintenance Program.

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Shrimp Salad


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It is hard to resist fresh shrimp when it’s coming right off the boat but, you can purchase frozen, peeled, and cooked ready to eat shrimp if you’re in a bind for time.

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Serves 4  Cook Time 30 minutes

Ingredients:
1 Tbsp extra-virgin olive oil
1 pound medium shrimp, peeled and deveined
1/2 small white onion, diced small
2 garlic cloves, minced
1/2 tsp ground cumin
1/4 tsp cayenne pepper
1 head Bibb or Boston lettuce, leaves separated
Coarse salt and ground pepper

Directions:

  1. In a large non-stick skillet, heat 2 teaspoons oil over medium-high. Season shrimp with salt and pepper. Add shrimp to skillet and cook until opaque throughout, about 5 minutes. Transfer shrimp to a plate.
  2. To skillet, add 1 teaspoon oil and onion and cook, stirring occasionally, until translucent, 3 minutes. Add garlic, cumin, and cayenne and cook until fragrant, 1 minute. Remove skillet from heat. Add cooked shrimp and toss to combine

*3 Teaspoons equals 1 Tablespoon

Recommended for patients on the Modified Profast (Fast and Flexible) Program,  Nutriplus (Balance Your Pyramid) Program or Maintenance Program.

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