Shrimp & Feta Skillet Recipe
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Shrimp & Feta Skillet Recipe

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My friend's feisty Italian grandmother, Gemma, makes a dish similar to my shrimp with tomatoes. When I make it, I think of Gemma and smile while stirring. —Celeste Ehrenberg, Topeka, Kansas
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 25 min.
MAKES:4 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 25 min.
MAKES: 4 servings


  • 2 cans (14-1/2 ounces each) diced tomatoes with basil, oregano and garlic, undrained
  • 2 teaspoons garlic powder
  • 2 teaspoons dried basil
  • 1-1/4 pounds uncooked shrimp (31-40 per pound), peeled and deveined
  • 1 cup (4 ounces) crumbled feta cheese
  • Crusty whole grain bread, optional

Nutritional Facts

1-1/4 cups (calculated without bread): 261 calories, 6g fat (3g saturated fat), 187mg cholesterol, 1092mg sodium, 15g carbohydrate (7g sugars, 5g fiber), 30g protein.


  1. In a large skillet, combine tomatoes, garlic powder and basil; bring to a boil. Reduce heat; simmer, uncovered, 4-6 minutes or until slightly thickened.
  2. Add shrimp; cook and stir 3-4 minutes or until shrimp turn pink. Sprinkle feta over shrimp; serve with bread if desired. Yield: 4 servings.
Originally published as Shrimp & Feta Skillet in Simple & Delicious December/January 2015

Light-Bodied White Wine

Enjoy this recipe with a light-bodied white wine such as Sauvignon Blanc or Pinot Grigio.

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kathie615 User ID: 3301499 250352
Reviewed Jul. 12, 2016

"This is one of my husband's favorite recipes, and I love it because you can add anything you like and it only enhances the flavor. My husband loves olives, so chopping up some black olives and tossing them in is a great addition. Another plus is I don't like feta so he can add the cheese to the top of his while I leave it off and we're both happy. A really simple and quick meal."

lisahughes User ID: 8721992 247895
Reviewed May. 5, 2016

"This was delicious! I think next time I might try marinating the shrimp overnight in some Italian dressing? I would also add more salt and more oregano. I would double the amount of feta cheese. Will make this again!"

browns19fan User ID: 919833 217646
Reviewed Jan. 12, 2015 Edited Apr. 2, 2015

"I wasn't expecting much from this recipe, but I happened to have the necessary ingredients on hand. I was very pleasantly surprised. The few minutes of simmering the tomatoes with the dried basil and the garlic (I used fresh) really deepened the flavors. Another plus for me was the fact that the recipe lends itself to being halved, which is important for the two of us. Next time I will try adding some fresh basil toward the end of the cooking time.

(I also omitted the feta!)"

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