Recipe of the Week

Gazpacho Shrimp Salad

Memorial Day Weekend is the unofficial kick-off to summer, and we found a recipe that feels like summer in a dish! Nearly all the ingredients can be found at our market making it a one stop shop. Enjoy!

Ingredients

  • 4 ounces large shrimp, peeled and deveined
  • 3 cups mixed greens
  • ½ cup English cucumbers, chopped
  • ½ cup red bell peppers, chopped
  • 8 cherry tomatoes, halved
  • 1 scallion, sliced diagonally
  • 1 tablespoon fresh parsley, finely chopped
  • ½ teaspoon fresh chives, chopped
  • ½ tablespoon sherry vinegar (or red wine vinegar)
  • 1 teaspoon olive oil
  • ¼ teaspoon hot sauce
  • ½ clove garlic, minced

Directions

Bring a small saucepan of water to a boil and cook the shrimp until opaque, about 2 minutes. Drain and set aside.

In a small bowl, whisk together the scallion, parsley, chives, vinegar, olive oil, hot sauce, and garlic. Coat the shrimp with the dressing and let sit for 2 minutes.

In a separate bowl, toss the mixed greens, cucumber, bell peppers and tomatoes together. Add the shrimp and dressing and toss lightly.

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