Get Saucy with Greek Baked Shrimp

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This is one of my favorite quick and tasty dinners. I come from the camp that feta makes anything better, and this baked shrimp is full of it.

An easy, flavorful sauce is thrown together with sautéed garlic, canned diced tomatoes and spices and baked with the shrimp. You’ll definitely want a loaf of chewy sourdough bread to sop up all the sauce on your plate!

Orzo pasta or angel hair are other nice accompaniments to this dish. It’s the perfect weeknight dinner and a staple at my house!

Saucy Greek Baked Shrimp

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Try this quick and tasty dinner of greek baked shrimp and don't forget extra bread to soak up the sauce from Jenna Weber of Eat, Live, Run. Jenna shares this recipe in a full post on the Fresh Tastes blog.

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Ingredients

  • 1 lb raw shrimp, peeled and deveined
  • 1 14.5oz can diced tomatoes
  • 1 tbsp olive oil
  • 2 garlic cloves
  • ½ tsp oregano
  • 1/4th tsp salt
  • pinch of red pepper flakes
  • 3/4 cup crumbled feta cheese

Directions

  1. Preheat oven to 375.
  2. Heat the oil over medium heat in a large skillet and add the garlic. Saute for about one minute until fragrant then add the can of tomatoes and the spices. Simmer for another three minutes.
  3. Place raw shrimp in an oven-proof dish and pour sauce on top. Crumble feta over the sauce and bake for 15-20 minutes until shrimp are done.
  4. Serve with pasta or, my favorite, chewy sourdough bread.

Yield: 2-3 servings


Jenna Weber, food blogger for PBS Food's Fresh Tastes blogJenna Weber is half of the Fresh Tastes blog team. She graduated from Le Cordon Bleu in 2008 and, since then, has worked as a pastry chef, bread baker and freelance food editor. Currently, Jenna blogs full-time on EatLiveRun.com where her delicious daily recipes and quirky culinary musings appeal to thousands. She lives in Northern California and, when not in the kitchen, can usually be found on her yoga mat.