Shrimp & Spinach Salad with Vinaigrette

"The colors in this simple salad are striking. A great light lunch."
photo by Rita1652 photo by Rita1652
photo by Rita1652
photo by Rita1652 photo by Rita1652
Ready In:




  • Place lemon juice in a small bowl and whisk in salt, pepper and mustard.
  • Slowing whisk in oil, adding a little at a time until thickened Add rest of the ingredients.
  • Let stand an hour.
  • Mix salad ingredients together in a bowl.
  • Dress w/ vinaigrette.

Questions & Replies

Got a question? Share it with the community!


  1. I thought that it was very tasty, but I had to take out the olives because they don't tickle my taste buds, other than that I think that this recipe is great. I would certainly recommend it.
  2. This is a easy, very light lunch. Crisp, Salty, Cruncy, Tangy, Refreshing and Satisfying! I did use large shrimp and placed four per serving. I made the dressing in the blender and added a clove of garlic! Thanks Aroostook for posting this salad!


Zaar...Wow, what a place! I'm one of the old timers of Zaar. I can't count the number of wonderful dishes I cooked in the past few years since joining. Along the way I have had the pleasure of meeting several Zaar chefs. Talk about your fruits and nuts! lol. I have enjoyed meeting them all. Family: What's to say...I have had the same sweet husband forever (Good thing....I'd hate to have to break a new one in...=) and live close to a couple of grown children. (Maybe you've met Smoke Alarm Jr. ..her brown rolls are sooo good!) Therefore, my family gets together often to enjoy each other's company and cooking. My greatest joy is six "little to tallerthanme" kids running around calling me Grammy. They wear me out! lol For the past thirty years I have been a Special Education teacher for grades 9-12 and love it. Took some time off last year to recovery from surgery, chemotherapy and radiation for breast cancer. (Loved the radiation....I keep imagining that we are absolutely napalming the nasty cancer cells tohellandback to keep the little suckers from returning. =) My prognosis is good and now "I'm back in the saddle again". lol. Being a north country "gurl", I am happiest outside...walking, fishing, sitting in front of an outdoor fire or being on water (although in February it's a bit stiff....=0) When indoors I like to read, garden, knit, quilt and paint. During cold Maine weather I like to warm my feet on a very large ( 100 pounds of long legs and huge feet), sweet and furry golden retriever named Kerry (aka KTBRD: Kerry the big red . In the summer, the dawg and I round up the grandkids, hit the local dairy bar for a Mounds Sundae that is to die for!!!=0) . Then spend a lot of long and lazy summer days at camp . All in all...Boy, Life is good! =)
View Full Profile

Find More Recipes