Catalonian Shrimp Torta





  • Preheat oven to 350°F.
  • In a medium mixing bowl mix together flour, baking powder and salt.
  • In a mason jar with lid, or other container with lid, combine the next 9 ingredients (olive oil, butter, balsamic vinegar, water, garlic, brown sugar, salt, pepper, parmesan) and shake until the Italian dressing is well blended.
  • Add mashed beans and dressing to the bowl with the first four ingredients and mix until blended.
  • Using an ungreased 9x3-inch springform pan, spread combined mixture in bottom and 2 inches up sides; set aside.
  • In a wide, shallow sauté pan over high heat, warm 4 tbsp olive oil and 4 tbsp butter. Add the shrimp and garlic and sauté quickly for 3 minutes - Add the lemon juice, paprika, pepper flakes, and salt and pepper to taste. Using a slotted spoon put shrimp in bottom of springform pan.
  • Sauté onion and garlic over medium heat until translucent. Add bell pepper and green beans and sauté until beans turn a bright green. Place on top of shrimp.
  • In a small bowl mix eggs and milk and pour over vegetables.
  • Arrange sliced tomatoes on top and sprinkle with Parmesan cheese or Feta cheese.
  • Bake for 40 – 45 minutes or until knife inserted in center comes out clean.
  • Allow 10 minutes to stand and then loosen sides of torta from pan.