Special Diet Information

Coumadin® (Warfarin)
This recipe is 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.


"Grub first, then ethics." -Bertolt Brecht, German playwright

The refrigerator light goes on...

Simple, simple, simple. If you look at most Spanish recipes like Ceviche or Tortilla you will find healthy, fresh recipes. They are not what is usually thought of as the Mediterranean diet, but Spanish dishes fall well into that category and offer a break from thinking in Italian.


Shrimp Gazpacho

Servings: 8 | Serving size: 1 1/2 cups

Cooking Time: 30 Minutes (does not include chilling time)

This recipe can easily be multiplied and keeps well, refrigerated, for about 48 - 72 hours.

Serve with a 2 ounce whole wheat or gluten-free roll.


Serve with Romaine with Heirloom Tomatoes with Orange Vinaigrette and Romano Cheese or Cole Slaw or Healthy Caesar Salad or Iceberg Wedge Salad with Blue Cheese Dressing or Zucchini Salad

1 42 ounce can tomato juice (no salt added)
2 lbs tomatoes (peeled and chopped)
1 lbs cucumbers (peeled and diced)
1/4 cup green bell peppers (diced)
1/4 cup celery (diced)
1/4 cup red onion (diced)
1 1/2 tsp fresh tarragon
3 cloves garlic (minced)
2 tsp Tabasco sauce
1/4 cups red wine vinegar
1/2 tsp salt
1 lbs fresh steamed shrimp (peeled and deveined)
fresh ground black pepper (to taste)

Combine all ingredients. Chill for at least 3 hours before serving.

Add fresh ground black pepper to taste.

Nutrition Facts

Serving size: 1 1/2 cups

Servings: 6

Amount Per Serving

Calories 120 Calories from Fat 13
% Daily Value
Total Fat 1g 2%
    Saturated Fat 0g 1%
    Monounsaturated Fat 0g
    Trans Fat 0g
Cholesterol 87mg 29%
Sodium 262mg 11%
Total Carbohydrates 14g 5%
    Dietary Fiber 3g 10%
    Sugars 10g
Protein 14g
Vitamin A 36% Vitamin C 82%
Calcium 7% Iron 14%
Vitamin K 18 mcg Potassium 827 mg
Magnesium 59 mg