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Greek Shrimp with Feta

Makes 2 servings

Greek Shrimp 
Greek feta cheese gives this shrimp dish a tangy Mediterranean flavor.

2 teaspoons olive oil
1/2 cup frozen chopped onion
2 garlic cloves, crushed
1 large tomato, diced (1-1/2 cups)
3/4 pound large shrimp, shelled and deveined
1/2 cup crumbled feta cheese
1 teaspoon dried oregano
Salt and freshly ground black pepper

Heat olive oil in a medium-size nonstick skillet on medium-high heat and add the onion, garlic, and tomato. Sauté 3 minutes. Add shrimp and sprinkle cheese and oregano on top. Sauté 3 minutes, turning shrimp to make sure they are cooked on both sides. Remove from heat, cover with a lid, and let sit 2 minutes, or until cheese melts. Add salt and pepper to taste. Divide on 2 plates.

Per serving: 349 calories, 41.6 grams protein, 9.6 grams carbohydrate, 14.9 grams fat (6.2 saturated), 280 milligrams cholesterol, 638 milligrams sodium, 0.9 gram fiber


Romaine and Fresh Cabbage Salad

Makes 2 servings

2 cups shredded, washed, ready-to-eat cabbage
2 cups shredded, washed, ready-to-eat romaine lettuce
2 scallions, sliced (1/3 cup)
1 teaspoon dried dill
2 tablespoons no-sugar-added oil
      (olive or canola) and vinegar dressing

Combine cabbage, lettuce, scallions, and dill in a bowl. Add dressing and toss well. Serve on 2 chilled salad plates.

Per serving: 104 calories, 1.4 grams protein, 6.1 grams carbohydrate, 8.7 grams fat (1.3 saturated), 0 milligram cholesterol, 91 milligrams sodium, 1.2 grams fiber


Helpful Hints

• Shredded cabbage can be bought ready-to-eat in the produce section of the supermarket.

• Crumbled feta cheese can be found in the dairy section of the supermarket.

• Dried oregano and dill are used in this recipe. Replace dried herbs after 6 months. If they look gray and old, that's probably how they will taste.


• Assemble salad.

• Make shrimp.

• Prepare chicken.

• Make broccoli.

Shopping List

1 bag shredded, washed, ready-to-eat cabbage
1 bag shredded, washed, ready-to-eat romaine lettuce
1 small bunch scallions
1 large tomato

1 small package crumbled feta cheese

No-sugar-added oil (olive or canola) and vinegar dressing
Olive oil
Frozen chopped onion
Dried dill
Dried oregano
Black peppercorns


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