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Mediterranean Shrimp Tacos

Mediterranean Shrimp Tacos with Garlic Yogurt Sauce. Shrimp tacos with a Mediterranean flair; pita bread, artichoke hearts, kalamata olives and feta cheese.
Course Appetizer
Cuisine Mediterranean, Mexican
Keyword easy mediterranean tacos, easy shrimp tacos, shrimp mediterranean tacos
Prep Time 4 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
Total Time 14 minutes
Servings 8
Calories 214kcal
Author Plating Pixels

Ingredients

Sauce

  • 1 cup yogurt
  • 2-3 cloves garlic minced
  • 4-5 large fresh basil leaves thinly sliced
  • salt and pepper to taste

Tacos

  • 4 whole pita breads halved (use gluten-free for dietary restrictions)
  • 8- ounces fresh or frozen thawed shrimp, deveined and peeled
  • ½ teaspoon red pepper flakes
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • ¾ cup cup jarred artichoke hearts water or oil-packed, chopped
  • ¾ cup kalamata olives halved
  • ¾ cup crumbled feta cheese

Instructions

  • Combine yogurt, garlic, basil, salt and pepper in small bowl to make sauce.
  • Preheat oven to 350º F. Place pita halves on baking sheet or directly on oven rack. Heat 7-10 minutes, until warm.
  • Meanwhile, evenly sprinkle shrimp with salt, pepper and red pepper flakes. Mix to coat. Heat large pan or skillet over medium heat. Heat olive oil and add shrimp. Cook 5-7 minutes, rotating half way, until shrimp is cooked and opaque white. Remove and discard tails.
  • Open warmed pita halves and evenly fill with cooked shrimp, artichoke hearts, olives, and feta. Top with garlic yogurt sauce. Makes 8 halves.

Nutrition

Calories: 214kcal | Carbohydrates: 19g | Protein: 11g | Fat: 10g | Saturated Fat: 3g | Cholesterol: 87mg | Sodium: 786mg | Potassium: 131mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 2g | Vitamin A: 375IU | Vitamin C: 5.5mg | Calcium: 163mg | Iron: 1.7mg