Greek Shrimp

For dinner tonight, why not make a simple Greek recipe. How about this recipe for Greek Shrimp? Oregano and feta cheese give this recipe its distinct flavor and aroma.

Serves: 2

  • 1/4 cup olive oil
  • 1 tablespoon garlic, minced or crushed
  • 1 1/3 cups tomatoes, medium chopped
  • 1/3 cup dry white wine
  • Salt and pepper
  • 1/3 cup fresh basil, or 1 1/2 cup dried basil
  • 1/2 teaspoon oregano
  • 1 pound shrimp, peeled and deveined
  • 1/2 teaspoon red pepper flakes
  • 1/3 pound reduced-fat feta cheese, crumbled
  • 1 bag of fresh baby spinach leaves
  1. Preheat oven to 400 degrees F. Set a large pot of water on the stove to boil.
  2. In a large bottomed pot, sauté the garlic in half the olive oil. Cook briefly, then add the tomatoes. Cook briefly, and then add the wine, salt, pepper, basil and oregano.
  3. Simmer on low heat for about 10 minutes.
  4. Meanwhile, sauté the shrimp briefly in remaining olive oil. Sprinkle with pepper flakes as they cook.
  5. Remove the shrimp from heat when they lose their opacity. Put the shrimp in a baking pan. Sprinkle with crumbled feta. Spoon tomato sauce over feta. Bake about 10 minutes.
  6. Meanwhile steam fresh spinach in the microwave
  7. To serve, spoon mixture over steamed spinach

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