Grilled Shrimp Skewers with Bean Salad

recipes - shrimp & white beans

 

Ingredients:

  • 1/3 cup lemon juice
  • 1 teaspoon lemon zest
  • 3 tablespoons olive oil
  • 2 tablespoons packed fresh oregano, minced
  • 2 tablespoons packed fresh sage, minced
  • 2 tablespoons minced fresh chives
  • 1 teaspoon freshly ground pepper
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 2 15-ounce cans cannellini beans, rinsed
  • 12 cherry tomatoes, quartered
  • 1cup finely diced celery
  • 24 raw shrimp, peeled and deveined

 

To make the marinade:

Combine lemon juice, lemon zest, olive oil, oregano, sage, chives, pepper and salt in a large bowl. Reserve 2 tablespoons of the dressing in a small bowl.

Place the shrimp in a bowl and add the marinade and stir to coat the shrimp evenly, set aside.

 

To make the bean salad:

In a medium-sized bowl, add beans, tomatoes and celery; toss well.

 

Place 6 shrimp on each skewer. Place the skewers on the grill and cook for about 3-4 minutes per side or until shrimp has turned pink. Place the shrimp skewers on top of ¾ cup of the bean salad and serve.

 

Nutritional Information:

  • Serving size: about ¾ cup salad and 6 shrimp
  • Per serving: 212 calories
  • Fat 8 g
  • Fiber 8 g
  • Carbohydrates 22 g
  • Protein 17 g
  • Folate 29 mcg
  • Cholesterol 95 mg
  • Sugars 2 g
  • Calcium 65 mg
  • Iron 0 mg
  • Sodium 575 mg
  • Potassium 242 mg