Special Diet Information

Coumadin® (Warfarin)
This recipe is NOT safe for Coumadin (warfarin) users.

This recipe is safe for those who are lactose intolerant.

This is a low sodium recipe.

GERD / Acid Reflux
This recipe contains GERD triggers and those with GERD may wish to avoid it.

Gluten Sensitivity
This recipe is safe for those who are sensitive to gluten.


"A man's nature runs either to herbs, or to weeds; therefore let him seasonably water the one, and destroy the other." -Sir Francis Bacon

The refrigerator light goes on...

White beans are a great base for salads. They bring so much to the recipe, including great texture, flavor, and fiber. It is almost crazy that they should be so good for you.

For this salad they combine perfectly with the shrimp and light mustard vinaigrette. This light summery salad has it all: legumes, veggies, seafood, monounsaturated fats, nuts, rich flavor, and sweet tomatoes.

The fresh oregano is an amazing addition but a lot of herbs will work. Try dill or a bit of fresh tarragon. If you are going to use dried herbs, 1/8 to 1/4 teaspoon of tarragon is fantastic.


Shrimp and White Bean Salad

Servings: 4 | Serving size: about 2 cups

Cooking Time: 30 Minutes | Chilling time: >60 minutes

This recipe can be multiplied or divided by 2 and makes great leftovers.

Shrimp and White Bean Salad


Place the olive oil in a large skillet over medium high heat.

Add the diced onion to the pan and cook for about 5 - 7 minutes until they just begin to soften. Remove to a large mixing bowl.

Add the shrimp and cook for about 5 minutes. Toss frequently.

When the shrimp turns firm and pink, add it to the bowl with the onion.

Add the white beans, salt, pepper, 2 tablespoons of olive oil, vinegar, pine nuts, and mustard to the bowl and toss well.

Place the salad in the refrigerator and chill for at least 40 minutes.

Add the celery, tomatoes, oregano and parsley. Toss well.

Chill well and then serve.

Nutrition Facts

Serving size: about 2 cups

Servings: 4

Amount Per Serving

Calories 417 Calories from Fat 108
% Daily Value
Total Fat 12g 15%
    Saturated Fat 1g 6%
    Monounsaturated Fat 7g
    Trans Fat 0g
Cholesterol 183mg 61%
Sodium 491mg 21%
Total Carbohydrates 41g 15%
    Dietary Fiber 10g 37%
    Sugars 3g
Protein 37g
Vitamin K 40mcg