Greek Shrimp Salad with Tzatziki Dressing

Greek Salad

Before I went AIP, I always ate my salads and fresh veggies with a healthy helping of creamy dressing, usually ranch.

Unless, of course, it was a (nightshade-rich) Greek salad.

Once I started following the autoimmune protocol, I couldn’t have either.

DSCN5853With this salad, I can have both!  And it’s fast and easy!  And delicious!  And it has three different colours of veggies (remember to eat your rainbow, folks!).

 

 

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With summer upon us, it makes for a cool meal on a hot day.  Or when you just don’t feel like cooking!  For a change of pace, this would also be delicious with Greek Lamb Kebabs instead of shrimp.

Tzatziki Dressing

  • Cream of one can of full-fat coconut milk (chilled in the frige beforehand)
  • 1/4 English cucumber, shredded and squeezed dry VERY well
  • 1 tablespoon apple cider vinegar (or lemon juice)
  • Dash of salt (to taste)
  • Dash of garlic powder (to taste)
  • Dash of dill (to taste)

Salad

  • 1 head romaine lettuce, chopped
  • 1/2 English cucumber, diced
  • 1/2 can sliced black olives
  • 1/4 slivered red onion
  • 1-2 cups pre-cooked, thawed baby shrimp, dried well
  1. Combine all dressing ingredients in a small bowl and whisk together well. Chill for 10-15 minutes to help meld flavours (but not so long that the coconut cream solidifies!).
  2. Combine all salad ingredients except shrimp and toss together in a bowl.
  3. Add shrimp to salad just before serving.  Give dressing one last whisk and add to salad and toss to coat well.

See?!  Easy, fast, delicious, and nutritious!  Happy summering!!!

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This recipe has been shared on Paleo AIP Recipe Roundtable!

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