Greek Seafood Salad

(from reenum’s recipe box)


Prep time: 10 minutes
Cook time: 0 minutes
Serves 4 people

Categories: mediterranean, salad


  • 3/4 cup chopped Kalamata olives
  • 1/2 cup fresh basil leaves
  • 3 tablespoons finely chopped red onion
  • 3 tablespoons fresh lemon juice
  • 1 1/2 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil
  • 1 pound small shrimp, cooked and peeled
  • 1 bag of mixed salad greens, or enough for 4 portions
  • 2 diced plum tomatoes
  • 1/4 cup fresh parsley chopped
  • Freshly ground black pepper, to taste
  • Rustic bread loaf, sliced
  • Olive oil for bread dipping


  1. Put the first 5 ingredients in a blender or food processor, and pulse several times to create a rough paste.

  2. Put 1/2 cup of the paste mixture in a large bowl.

  3. Add shrimp, then toss to coat. Add remaining paste mixture to the salad

  4. greens then toss to coat.

  5. Place the greens equally onto 4 plates, and top with shrimp mixture, then sprinkle with the tomato.

  6. Garnish with parsley and pepper.

  7. Serve with bread and olive oil.

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