Gotta try this at home

Last night we had our family over for dinner, that would be real blood related family and our neighbor-hill family,

I wanted to try something new and as I usually do, I decided to try out a new recipe so the crowd became my guinea pigs.

I wish I could make it happen where I actually made the new dish sometime before I actually prepared it on the fly for guests!

I love cook books and pulled out one of the many taking up precious shelf space in the kitchen, flipped it open and found a beautiful picture of Greek-Style Scampi.

This was it, Greek-Style Scampi with Olive Orzo, farmer’s market asparagus, fresh rosemary & salt bread, Robertson green salad and Childs lemon meringue pie.

It turned out beautifully, easy to make ( and I made it ahead of time) and very tasty!


Prep: 12 minutes
Cook: 27 minutes

1 teaspoon olive oil
5 garlic cloves, minced
2 (28-ounce) cans whole tomatoes, drained and coarsely chopped
1/2 cup chopped fresh parsley, divided
1 1/2 pounds large shrimp, peeled and  deveined
1 cup (4 ounces) crumbled feta cheese
2 tablespoons fresh lemon juice
1/4 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper

1. Preheat oven to 400.
2. Heat oil in a large Dutch oven over medium heat. Add garlic; saute’ 30 seconds. Add tomatoes and 1/4 cup parsley.
Reduce heat; simmer 10 minutes. Add shrimp; cook 5 minutes.
3. Pour shrimp mixture into a 13 x 9 inch baking dish; sprinkle with cheese. Bake at 400 degrees for 10 minutes. Sprinkle with 1/4 cup parsley, lemon juice, and pepper.

Yield: 6 servings.

Note: Serve scampi with rice or pasta, if desired.
Calories 201 (36% from fat) Fat 8.1g(sat 4.5g, mono 2g, poly 0.8g); PROTEIN 22.6g; CARB 10g; FIBER 1.2g; CHOL 154mg; IRON 3mg; SODIUM 975mg; CALC 236mg.
Recipe from: “The Complete Cooking Light Cookbook”


I love life and all it's beauty. Keeping busy and inspired through many veins that all lead to one heart. Blogger and founder @, LMP and owner of glō massage therapy and reflexology. Momma of two, sometimes three ;0) and partner @ http://www.weymuller
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One Response to Gotta try this at home

  1. Linda M Robertson says:

    It was DELICIOUS!!!! Thanks again, Rachelle and family!

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