Heirloom Tomato and Red Corn Shrimp Sauté

Looking for a new dinner recipe? This one can be entirely sourced from your Crescent City Farmers Market! Allow only 15 minutes for preparation and you have a healthy gourmet dinner for two.


  • 1/2 pound ruby red shrimp, peeled and deveined
  • 2 cups spinach
  • 2 ears red corn, husked
  • 1 pint heirloom cherry tomatoes, halved
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1 tablespoon fresh basil, roughly chopped
  • Sea salt and black pepper
  • 2 tablespoons crumbled feta cheese (optional)


Brush corn with olive oil and place on a hot grill pan. Cook for five minutes, rotating to grill evenly. Remove from heat and allow to cool slightly before cutting corn kernels. Meanwhile, heat one tablespoon olive oil over medium heat in a pot. Season shrimp with salt and pepper. Add shrimp to pan and cook evenly, flipping after 2 minutes. Add tomatoes to pan, cooking for 2-3 minutes. Add corn and basil, continuing to sauté until fragrant. Then, add spinach and toss until just beginning to wilt. Season combination with extra salt and pepper, and sprinkle with feta. Serve immediately with a crusty baguette and glass of chilled pinot grigio.

Makes 2 servings

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Crescent City Farmers Market


The Crescent City Farmers Market operates weekly year-round in four New Orleans neighborhoods. The CCFM hosts nearly 80 local small farmers, fishers and food producers, and more than 100,000 shoppers annually.