Shrimp BLT Salad

This delicious dish is simple and easy to make.

Shrimp is a good source of lean protein, vitamin D and iron. Mixed greens are a rich source of folate, which is good for cellular health. Grape tomatoes provide fiber and vitamins A and C. Spices add great flavor to the shrimp while keeping sodium in check.

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1 Tbsp. paprika
1/2 Tbsp. garlic powder
1/2 tsp. plus a pinch cayenne pepper
Kosher salt to taste
Freshly ground black pepper to taste
1 lb. large shrimp, peeled and deveined
4 slices thick-cut bacon or turkey bacon, cooked and chopped
3 Tbsp. extra-virgin olive oil
Juice of 1 lime
Pinch of sugar
4-6 cups mixed salad greens, chopped
1 cup grape tomatoes, halved

Shrimp BLT Salad

1. Heat broiler. In a small bowl, combine paprika, garlic powder, and cayenne and season with salt and pepper.
2. On a large rimmed baking sheet, toss shrimp with paprika mixture, then broil, flipping once, until pink, about 5 minutes.
3. Make dressing: In a small bowl, whisk together olive oil, lime juice, a pinch of cayenne, and a pinch of sugar until combined.
4. Add greens to salad bowl and top with shrimp, bacon, and tomatoes. Serve dressing on the side. Enjoy!

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