Saturday, July 25, 2015

Women's Health Recipe: Mediterranean Shrimp Tacos with Garlic Yogurt Sacuce



Mediterranean Shrimp Tacos

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Serves: 8
 
Mediterranean Shrimp Tacos with Garlic Yogurt Sauce. Shrimp tacos with a Mediterranean flair; pita bread, artichoke hearts, kalamata olives and feta cheese.
Ingredients
Sauce
  • 1 cup yogurt
  • 2-3 cloves garlic, minced
  • 4-5 large fresh basil leaves, thinly sliced
  • salt and pepper to taste
Tacos
  • 4 whole pita breads, halved (use gluten-free for dietary restrictions)
  • 8-ounces fresh or frozen (thawed) shrimp, deveined and peeled
  • ½ teaspoon red pepper flakes
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • ¾ cup cup jarred artichoke hearts (water or oil-packed), chopped
  • ¾ cup kalamata olives, halved
  • ¾ cup crumbled feta cheese
Instructions
  1. Combine yogurt, garlic, basil, salt and pepper in small bowl to make sauce.
  2. Preheat oven to 350º F. Place pita halves on baking sheet or directly on oven rack. Heat 7-10 minutes, until warm.
  3. Meanwhile, evenly sprinkle shrimp with salt, pepper and red pepper flakes. Mix to coat. Heat large pan or skillet over medium heat. Heat olive oil and add shrimp. Cook 5-7 minutes, rotating half way, until shrimp is cooked and opaque white. Remove and discard tails.
  4. Open warmed pita halves and evenly fill with cooked shrimp, artichoke hearts, olives, and feta. Top with garlic yogurt sauce. Makes 8 halves.

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