Thursday, October 06, 2005

Broiled Greek Shrimp

Broiled Greek Shrimp

  • 1 Tbs. olive oil
  • 5 garlic cloves, pressed
  • 1 14-1/2 ou. can diced tomatoes, drained
  • 1/2 c. chopped fresh italian parsley, divided
  • 2 lbs. large raw shrimp, peeled and deveined
  • 1 c. crumbled Feta cheese
  • 2 Tbs. fresh lemon juice
  • 1/4 tsp. fresh ground pepper
Preheat broiler.

In a skillet over medium heat, heat the olive oil. Add garlic and saute' for 30 seconds. Add tomatoes and half the parsley. Reduce heat; simmer 10 minutes. Add shrimp and cook for 5 minutes. Pour mixture into a broiler-proof dish and sprinkle with feta cheese. Broil till nicely melted and slightly brown on top. Watch as it broils. It takes only a second!

Before serving, sprinkle with parsley, lemon juice and pepper.

Serving suggestion: Serve on a bed of baked spaghetti squash with a big green salad.

Per Serving:
400 calories; 15g fat; 53g protein; 1g fiber, 11g carb; 378 cholesterol; 917 sodium.

My Notes:

This was DELICIOUS! I didn't have fresh parsley, I forgot the lemon juice and it was still DELICIOUS. It was perfect over the spaghetti squash, too.

Note - If you're prone to migraines, try not to eat too much of the feta - it sent me into a headache.