Friday, July 15, 2011
MEXICAN SHRIMP COBB SALAD... (THANKS TO GINA) IT'S A WEIGHT WATCHER RECIPE. I THOUGHT IT LOOK GREAT DIET OR NOT. YOU COULD SERVE THIS ON A WARM SUMMER EVENING..I KNOW I WILL BE MAKING IT WHEN I GET THE CHANCE.
Mexican Shrimp Cobb Salad
Servings: 6 as main course • Size: little over 2 cups • Old Points: 6 pts • Points+: 7
Calories: 288.4 • Fat: 10.6 g • Protein: 28.7 g • Carb: 25.1 g • Fiber: 8.8 g • Sugar: 3 g
Sodium: 588 mg
For the Shrimp:
16 oz cooked large shrimp, peeled
chipotle chili powder to taste
1 tbsp lime juice
salt to taste
For the Salad:
6 cups romaine lettuce, shredded
15 oz black beans, rinsed and drained
1 cup grilled corn kernels (I used Trader Joe's frozen roasted corn)
2 tbsp red onion, divided
2 tbsp cilantro, chopped
juice of 1/2 lime
1 seedless cucumber, diced
2 cups diced tomatoes
1 ripe hass avocado, diced
1 cup reduced fat Sargento Mexican Blend shredded cheese
Rinse shrimp and chop into large chunks. Toss shrimp with a little salt, chipotle chili pepper, and fresh lime juice.
Combine drained beans, corn, red onion, cilantro, lime juice and salt to taste.
In a large glass trifle dish or clear bowl, layer salad ingredients starting with the lettuce, black bean mixture, cucumber, tomatoes, avocado, cheese and shrimp on top.
SHE LAYERS IT UP...YUMMY..
Creamy Cilantro Tomatillo Dressing
Gina's Weight Watcher Recipes
Servings: 7 • Serving Size: 1/4 cup • Old Points: 1 pt • Points+: 1 pt
Calories: 43.3 • Fat: 2.4 g • Protein: 2.1 g • Carb: 3.7 g • Fiber: 0.3 g
1/2 cup lowfat buttermilk
1/4 cup light mayonnaise
1/4 cup fat free Greek yogurt
1 small jalapeno, seeds removed, leave them in if you want it spicy
1/4 cup of fresh cilantro
1 tomatillo, husks removed, chopped
1 clove garlic
juice of 1/2 lime
1/2 tsp dried parsley flakes
1/8 tsp cumin
1/4 tsp fresh ground pepper
1/4 tsp salt
Combine all ingredients in a blender.
Makes 1-3/4 cup.
THIS IS MY SECOND POST OF THE DAY..I JUST HAD TO SHARE THIS WITH YOU... IT LOOKED SO GOOD. I WILL BE LEAVING FOR HOME SOON ENJOY MY FRIENDS.