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Shrimp with Tomatoes & Feta

Any recipe that is special enough for company but easy enough for a weeknight meal is a favorite in my book. All you need to finish off the meal is a side salad and crusty French bread to sop up the delicious tomato and wine juices. —Susan Seymour, Valatie, New York
  • Total Time
    Prep/Total Time: 30 min.
  • Makes
    6 servings


  • 3 tablespoons olive oil
  • 2 shallots, finely chopped
  • 2 garlic cloves, minced
  • 6 plum tomatoes, chopped
  • 1/2 cup white wine or chicken broth
  • 1 tablespoon dried oregano
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon crushed red pepper flakes
  • 1/4 teaspoon sweet paprika
  • 2 pounds uncooked large shrimp, peeled and deveined
  • 2/3 cup crumbled feta cheese
  • 2 teaspoons minced fresh mint
  • Hot cooked rice


  • In a large skillet, heat oil over medium-high heat. Add shallots and garlic; cook and stir until tender. Add tomatoes, wine, oregano, salt, pepper flakes and paprika; bring to a boil. Reduce heat; simmer, uncovered, 5 minutes.
  • Stir in shrimp and cheese; cook 5-6 minutes or until shrimp turn pink. Stir in mint. Serve with rice.
Nutrition Facts
1 cup (calculated without rice): 261 calories, 11g fat (3g saturated fat), 191mg cholesterol, 502mg sodium, 8g carbohydrate (2g sugars, 2g fiber), 28g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 4 lean meat, 1 vegetable, 1 fat.

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  • muffbear74
    Sep 20, 2017

    Nice flavor.

  • abashu
    May 24, 2017

    Easy to put together.

  • nhbabe
    May 18, 2017

    Made half a recipe for two. It was good but needs a little more seasoning. Also took longer than 30 minutes to prepare. The shrimp preparation alone took more than 30 minutes.

  • susiedeagle
    May 22, 2016

    I had some feta I needed to use, and I thought this recipe sounded good. It was actually GREAT! I made it with wine and we loved the taste the wine imparts to this dish. The only changes I made was thickening the tomato sauce a bit with a little Wondra flour and white wine mixed together, and using sweet onion instead of shallots. It was fantastic! I will make this again, especially during fresh tomato season.

  • Chumley5
    Aug 14, 2015

    I thought the dish sounded good and made it as written with the exception of using only 1 tablespoon oil instead of 3. One worked just fine for cooking the shallot and garlic. I think it needs more of the seasonings. It finally tasted like 5 stars on the 3 day I ate it.

  • Burglary
    Apr 14, 2015

    we loved it, a ittle garlic bread or dipping sauce and it was great all by its self. If it was over something like rice or noodles it wouldn't be as good.

  • slburton373
    Mar 31, 2015

    An instant family favorite! So easy to pull together, and I just loved the flavor of the simple tomato sauce. The feta adds a creaminess. So good! (I did leave out the mint, personal preference)

  • RLSM
    Sep 11, 2013

    Nice and light served over rice. Will also try over pasta.

  • ColleenaG
    Aug 26, 2013

    Because you can always trust Taste of Home recipes, I made this dinner for freinds without having made it before. Very good...everyone enjoyed it. I made as instructed; however, I live in Michigan so shrimp are expensive but as a special dish...this works!

  • Beema
    Aug 2, 2013

    I made this for my daughter's family after she had surgery, and they all raved thinking I had spent hours over a hot stove. We all love shrimp (living in Tampa it is plentiful) so I will make it again. No mint and I didn't add a substitute. And I added just a bit more wine. Terrific.