Greek Shrimp with Tomatoes and Feta Recipe

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Sigurd January 25, 2021

How To Make Greek Shrimp with Tomatoes and Feta

Simmered with tomatoes, honey, and oregano, this refreshing greek shrimp is topped with the lingering hints of mint and feta that’s best paired with orzo.

Preparation: 15 minutes
Cooking: 15 minutes
Total: 30 minutes

Serves:

Ingredients

  • 2tbspolive oil,extra virgin
  • 1cupyellow onion,small, finely chopped
  • 4clovesgarlic,(1½ tbsp), minced
  • 1cantomatoes,(28 oz), diced
  • 1tsphoney,optional
  • 3tbspparsley,fresh, chopped
  • tspMcCormick Dried Oregano
  • ¼tspMcCormick Red Pepper Flakes,more or less to taste
  • salt and freshly ground black pepper
  • lbslarge shrimp,(21/25), peeled and deveined
  • 5ozfeta cheese,crumbled, reduced fat is fine
  • 2tbspfresh mint,chopped
  • lemon wedges,for serving

Instructions

  1. Heat olive oil in a large skillet over medium heat. 

  2. Add in onion and saute until tender, about 4 to 5 minutes. Add garlic and saute 30 seconds longer.

  3. Pour in tomatoes, honey, parsley, oregano and red pepper flakes and season with salt and pepper to taste.

  4. Bring to a simmer then reduce heat to medium-low and continue to simmer, stirring occasionally, until sauce has thickened slightly, about 5 minutes. 

  5. Toss in shrimp and submerge in sauce. Cover and cook until shrimp are cooked through, tossing once halfway through, about 6 to 7 minutes total.

  6. Sprinkle with feta and mint. Serve warm with lemon wedges for spritzing and cooked orzo or crusty bread if desired.

Nutrition

  • Calories: 291.89kcal
  • Fat: 15.96g
  • Saturated Fat: 6.66g
  • Trans Fat: 0.03g
  • Monounsaturated Fat: 6.86g
  • Polyunsaturated Fat: 1.42g
  • Carbohydrates: 11.82g
  • Fiber: 2.17g
  • Sugar: 5.61g
  • Protein: 25.57g
  • Cholesterol: 210.14mg
  • Sodium: 1166.14mg
  • Calcium: 296.76mg
  • Potassium: 364.45mg
  • Iron: 1.65mg
  • Vitamin A: 145.73µg
  • Vitamin C: 15.50mg
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