Fresh herbs make all the difference in this light, summery bean salad that in turn makes an aromatic bed for the easy grilled shrimp.
MAKES 6 SERVING/ TOTAL TIME 30 MINUTES
1 teaspoon finely grated lemon zest
⅓ cup lemon juice
3 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil
2 tablespoons packed fresh oregano, minced
2 tablespoons packed fresh sage, minced
2 tablespoons minced fresh chives
1 teaspoon freshly ground pepper
½ teaspoon salt
2 15-ounce cans cannellini beans, rinsed
12 cherry tomatoes, quartered
1 cup finely diced celery
24 raw shrimp (21-25 per pound; see Note), peeled and deveined
Combine lemon zest, lemon juice, oil, oregano, sage, chives, pepper and salt in a large bowl. Reserve 2 tablespoons of the dressing in a small bowl. Add beans, tomatoes and celery to the large bowl; toss well.
Preheat grill to medium-high or place a grill pan over medium-high heat until hot
Thread shrimp onto 6 skewers. (If using a grill pan, you don't need to skewer the shrimp.)
Oil the grill rack or the grill pan. Grill the shrimp until pink and firm, turning once, about 4 minutes total. Serve the shrimp on the white bean salad, drizzled with the reserved dressing.
4.1g saturated fat,