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Shrimp Mango Arugula Salad

This Shrimp Mango Arugula Salad combines mango, papaya, avocado & lemon pepper grilled shrimp for a fresh, flavorful salad that is perfect for summer!

Shrimp Mango Arugula Salad

My most recent summer salad creation was inspired by my favorite dish at Queenstown, San Diego. If you live in the area and haven’t visited this fine establishment, you are seriously missing out!

The food is amazing, service is delightful and drinks are delicious!  To say that I’m a regular here would be an understatement!

Mango Papaya Arugula Salad

While I’ve grown fond of a number of dishes on their menu, this salad is my go to for weekend afternoons when I’m craving something light and refreshing, yet still filling.

I created my own version of the salad on Friday with a little extra shrimp I had lying around.

The result was a light and refreshing salad that was packed with flavor!

Shrimp Mango Arugula Salad Ingredients

Lemon Pepper Grilled Shrimp Ingredients

  • 1/4 cup olive oil
  • 1/4 cup lemon juice
  • 2 cloves garlic (crushed)
  • 1 tsp black pepper
  • 8 shrimp (peeled & deveined)

Mango Arugula Salad Ingredients

  • 2 cups arugula
  • 1/4 cup mango (diced)
  • 1/4 cup papaya (diced)
  • 1 avocado (diced)
  • 1 tbsp olive oil
  • 1 tbsp lemon juice
  • 1 tbsp fresh mint

Prepare the marinade for the shrimp by combining the olive oil, lemon juice, garlic and black pepper.

Lemon Pepper Shrimp Marinade

Add the shrimp to the marinade.

Lemon Pepper Shrimp Recipe

Place in the refrigerator for 15 minutes then fire up the grill to medium heat.  Grill the shrimp for 2-3 minutes per side, then prepare the salad by adding the arugula, mango, papaya and avocado to a large bowl.

Arugula Mango Shrimp Salad Recipe

Next, squeeze the tbsp of lemon juice and olive oil over the salad.  Add the shrimp and toss well. Top with the fresh mint.

Lemon Pepper Shrimp Salad

Shrimp Mango Arugula Salad
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Shrimp Mango Arugula Salad

This Shrimp Mango Arugula Salad combines mango, papaya, avocado & lemon pepper grilled shrimp for a fresh, flavorful salad that is perfect for summer!

Course Main Course, Salad, Side Dish
Cuisine American
Prep Time 29 minutes
Total Time 29 minutes
Servings 2 people
Calories 526 kcal
Author Whitney Bond

Ingredients

Lemon Pepper Grilled Shrimp

  • 1/4 cup olive oil
  • 1/4 cup lemon juice
  • 2 cloves garlic crushed
  • 1 tsp black pepper
  • 8 shrimp peeled & deveined

Mango Arugula Salad

  • 2 cups arugula
  • 1/4 cup mango diced
  • 1/4 cup papaya diced
  • 1 avocado diced
  • 1 tbsp olive oil
  • 1 tbsp lemon juice
  • 1 tbsp fresh mint

Instructions

  1. Prepare the marinade for the shrimp by combining the olive oil, lemon juice, garlic and black pepper.
  2. Add the shrimp to the marinade.

  3. Place in the refrigerator for 15 minutes then fire up the grill to medium heat.
  4. Grill the shrimp for 2-3 minutes per side, then prepare the salad by adding the arugula, mango, papaya and avocado to a large bowl.

  5. Squeeze the tbsp of lemon juice and olive oil over the salad.

  6. Add the shrimp and toss well.
  7. Top with the fresh mint.

Greek Meatballs with Tzatziki Sauce

Greek Meatballs with Tzatziki Sauce are filled with flavor and easy to make, creating the perfect party appetizer or weeknight meal!

Gluten Free Greek Meatballs

Last week I had a craving for meatballs and Greek food, so I created Greek Meatballs!

Greek Meatballs

I combined some of my favorite spices from my Greek Moussaka recipe with delicious feta cheese and ground beef, then paired the meatballs with a flavorful Tzatziki Sauce and served them to friends at an NBA playoff watch party I hosted!

They were a hit and will definitely be served at my next party!

Greek Meatball Ingredients

Greek Meatballs Ingredients

  • 1 lb ground beef
  • 1/2 cup red onion (chopped)
  • 2 cloves garlic (minced)
  • 1 small tomato (chopped)
  • 1 tsp cinnamon
  • ½ tsp allspice
  • ¼ tsp cayenne pepper
  • ¼ tsp ground cloves
  • ¼ cup parmesan cheese
  • ¼ cup feta cheese
  • ¼ cup breadcrumbs
  • 1 egg

Greek Meatballs Instructions

Combine the ground beef, onion, garlic and tomato in a large bowl.

Greek Meatballs

Add the cinnamon, allspice, cayenne pepper and ground cloves.

Greek Meatballs

Add the feta cheese, parmesan, breadcrumbs and egg, then combine well.

Greek Meatballs

Form the mixture into meatballs.

Grilled Greek Meatballs

Grill over medium heat for 20 minutes, flipping half way through.

Grilled Greek Meatballs

If you do not have a grill available (or this sweet meatball griller), you can also bake the meatballs in the oven at 400°F for 20 minutes.

While the meatballs are grilling prepare the Tzatziki sauce by combining the  following ingredients in a medium mixing bowl.

  • 1 cup greek yogurt
  • 1 tbsp olive oil
  • 1 lemon (juiced)
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 1/2 tsp pepper
  • 1 tbsp fresh dill

Tzatziki Sauce Recipe

Remove the meatballs from the grill or oven and serve with the sauce.

Gluten Free Greek Meatballs with Tzatziki Sauce

Skewer the meatballs for serving at a party or serve for dinner with a Greek salad and pita bread with hummus!

Gluten Free Greek Meatball Recipe

Greek Meatballs with Tzatziki Sauce

Gluten Free Greek Meatballs
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Greek Meatballs with Tzatziki Sauce

Greek Meatballs with Tzatziki Sauce are filled with flavor and easy to make, creating the perfect party appetizer or weeknight meal!

Course Appetizer, Main Course
Cuisine Greek
Prep Time 9 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Total Time 29 minutes
Servings 18 meatballs
Calories 102 kcal
Author Whitney Bond

Ingredients

  • 1 lb ground beef
  • 1/2 cup red onion diced
  • 2 cloves garlic minced
  • 1 small tomato chopped
  • 1 tsp ground cinnamon
  • ½ tsp allspice
  • ¼ tsp cayenne pepper
  • ¼ tsp ground cloves
  • ¼ cup parmesan cheese grated
  • ¼ cup feta cheese crumbles
  • ¼ cup breadcrumbs
  • 1 egg

Tzatziki Sauce

  • 1 cup greek yogurt
  • 1 tbsp olive oil
  • 3 tbsp lemon juice freshly squeezed
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 1/2 tsp black pepper
  • 1 tbsp fresh dill

Instructions

  1. Combine the ground beef, onion, garlic and tomato in a large bowl.

  2. Add the cinnamon, allspice, cayenne pepper and ground cloves.

  3. Add the feta cheese, parmesan, breadcrumbs and egg, then combine well.

  4. Form the mixture into meatballs.
  5. Grill over medium heat for 20 minutes, flipping half way through.
  6. If you do not have a grill available, you can also bake the meatballs in the oven at 400°F for 20 minutes.

  7. While the meatballs are grilling prepare the sauce by combining all of the ingredients in a small bowl.
  8. Remove the meatballs from the grill or oven and serve with the sauce.