Summer Salad with Grilled Shrimp and Pineapple in Champagne Vinaigrette

Summer Salad with Grilled Shrimp and Pineapple in Champagne Vinaigrette

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"Freshen up your grill with this mouthwatering summer salad recipe from Carapelli Extra Virgin Olive Oil. Made for sharing, this salad is savory, sweet and all-together amazing."

Ingredients

30 m servings 264 cals
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Nutrition

  • Calories:
  • 264 kcal
  • 13%
  • Fat:
  • 15.4 g
  • 24%
  • Carbs:
  • 13g
  • 4%
  • Protein:
  • 20.8 g
  • 42%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 173 mg
  • 58%
  • Sodium:
  • 400 mg
  • 16%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  1. Heat a grill to medium-high heat or have a ridged grill pan ready. For vinaigrette, whisk together oil, vinegar, mustard, salt and pepper in a small bowl. Transfer 3 tablespoons of the mixture to a pie plate or shallow plate. Stir pepper flakes and garlic into oil mixture on plate.
  2. (Sneak a quick dip of artisan bread into the mixture - so good!)
  3. Add shrimp to plate; toss with oil mixture. Thread shrimp onto metal skewers or soaked bamboo skewers. Brush oil mixture from plate over skewers. Transfer skewers to grill; discard marinade on plate. Add pineapple to grill. Grill shrimp and pineapple (or cook shrimp in a heated ridged grill pan over medium heat and grill pineapple in pan after shrimp is removed) 4 minutes. Turn skewers and pineapple over; continue grilling 4 to 5 minutes or until shrimp are opaque.
  4. Meanwhile, toss mixed greens with remaining vinaigrette; arrange on four large serving plates. Carve pineapple crosswise into 1/2 inch thick slices; arrange over salads. Remove shrimp from skewers; arrange over salads. Top with basil.

Footnotes

  • Skype some friends for dinner and make sure they can see your plate. Maybe they'll come and visit more often after that.
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I was looking for something light, healthy and refreshing after last night's gut bomb NFL Playoffs Smorgasbord. This was exactly what I was after and what I thought we really needed but I must...

Very good. The flavors complemented each other quite well, and the prep was minimal.