Greek Shrimp with Tomatoes and Feta

Greek Shrimp with Tomatoes and Feta

A perfectly easy and satisfying shrimp dish that has such a delicious combination of Mediterranean flavors. Easy enough for a weeknight dinner yet tasty enough to serve to guests on the weekend.

Course: Main Course
Cuisine: Mediterranean
Keyword: Greek Shrimp
Prep Time: 15 minutes
Cook Time: 15 minutes
Total Time: 30 minutes
Servings: 4
Calories: 350 kcal

Ingredients

  • 2 Tbsp extra virgin olive oil
  • 1 small yellow onion, finely chopped (1 cup)
  • 4 cloves garlic, minced (1 1/2 Tbsp)
  • 1 (28 oz.) can diced tomatoes
  • 1 tsp honey (optional)
  • 3 Tbsp chopped fresh parsley
  • 1 1/2 tsp McCormick Dried Oregano
  • 1/4 tsp McCormick Red Pepper Flakes, more or less to taste
  • Salt and freshly ground black pepper
  • 1 1/4 lbs large shrimp (21/25), peeled and deveined
  • 5 oz. feta cheese, crumbled (reduced fat is fine)
  • 2 Tbsp chopped fresh mint
  • 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 - 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 - 7 minutes total.

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

  7. Recipe source: Cooking Classy