I always try to include a good variety of different types of meals in our weekly dinner menus, so I am bound to have some more hearty and heavy dinners, and some lighter, healthier options. This one is most definitely on the lighter side, but certainly not lacking in flavor. I can’t believe I’ve never tried combining pesto and shrimp before since they are two of my favorite things – what a winning combo!
Not only is this meal healthy, it is incredibly low maintenance and can be easily adapted to whatever you have on hand or in your garden. I threw some vegetables into my grill basket and cooked them on the grill. After the veggies were finished cooking I put the skewers of shrimp onto the grill and cooked them for just a few minutes. I tossed the whole mixture together on a bed of green lettuce and topped with some crumbled feta cheese. The pesto on the shrimp and the seasonings from the grilled veggies provided so much flavor that actual salad dressing was totally unnecessary, so I skipped it entirely. You can make this meal even more convenient by having the pesto prepared in advance. This would make a wonderful light lunch or dinner at any time of the year!