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Grilled Shrimp with Melon Avocado Salsa Recipe

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Savory sweet salsa featuring melon and avocado is the perfect complement to grilled shrimp.
 
Recipe Cost for 4 People: $18.06 ($4.51/serving)*
 
Preparation Time: 30 minutes

  • 1 lb large or jumbo shrimp, uncooked
  • 1 Tbsp canola oil
  • 1 clove diced garlic
  • 4 bamboo skewers

Salsa

  • 1 lime, divided (½ for salsa, ½ for garnish)
  • 1 Del Monte® Hass avocado, cubed
  • 2 cups diced Del Monte MAG® melon
  • Preparation Time: 30 minutes
  • Grilled Shrimp with Melon Avocado Salsa
  • ¼ cup chopped red onions
  • 1 cup unsalted canned black beans, drained and rinsed
  • ¼ tsp salt
  • ⅛ tsp black pepper
  • 2 Tbsp chopped fresh cilantro
Preheat grill. Slice lime in half. In a small bowl, squeeze juice from one half of lime; reserve other half for garnish Add remaining salsa ingredients and gently mix. Peel shrimp, leaving tails on. Skewer shrimp on bamboo skewers. In a small dish mix together canola oil and garlic. Coat shrimp with oil-garlic mix. Grill 4-5 minutes or until cooked. To serve, top shrimp with salsa, garnish with lime wedges.

Complete this Healthy Plate: Serve with 8 oz non-fat milk and brown rice.
 
Serves: 4
 
Fruits & Veggies per Serving
1 Cups
Nutrition Info
Calories: 330
Total Fat: 14g
Saturated Fat: 1.5g
% of Calories from Fat: 38%
% Calories from Sat Fat: 4%
Protein: 29g
Carbohydrates: 24g
Cholesterol: 150mg
Dietary Fiber: 8g
Sodium: 340mg
 
Each serving provides: An excellent source of protein, fiber, vitamin A, vitamin C, vitamin B6, folate, vitamin B12, potassium, iron, phosphorus and magnesium, and a good source of vitamin E, thiamin, niacin, pantothenic acid, calcium, zinc and copper.

*Retail prices, Boulder, Colorado, and online, Summer and Fall 2015.

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