Shrimp Tabbouleh

This quick meal makes 4 servings and is great to make as a dinner with plans for leftovers or on a Sunday to have for meals throughout the week. With a fresh blend of tomatoes and herbs, this flavorful dish reminds me that summer is near.

Shrimp TabouelehINGREDIENTS:

1 lbs. medium raw shrimp, shell & tail on

1 cup bulgur

1 cup diced grape or cherry tomatoes

1 cucumber, peeled & sliced into 1/4’s

1 avocado, sliced into chunks

1 tsp. each of cumin & minced garlic

Juice from 1 lemon

Handful chopped parsley & mint (same amount between the two, about 1/2 cup total chopped

3 Tbls. olive oil

Sea salt + pepper

DIRECTIONS:

  1. Start the bulgur first. Boil 1.5 cups water, then add the bulgur and return to boil. Cover and turn off heat. Do not remove lid or move from heat; let sit for 25 minutes.
  2. While that’s cooking, prepare everything else: in a large bowl, add cucumber, tomatoes, avocado, parsley and mint. Separately, whisk 2 Tbls. oil, lemon juice & cumin. Add to vegetables and season with sea salt + pepper.
  3. With 6 minutes left on the bulgur, add 1 Tbls. + garlic to saute pan. Heat for 1 minute, then add shrimp. Cook for 5 minutes, until shrimp are cooked through and turned pink.
  4. Add bulgur & shrimp to large bowl and stir to fully combine flavors.

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About Whitney Mack of Macks Mo

Whitney Mack is a holistic nutrition health coach, fitness + movement specialist, feel good fanatic and founder of Macks Mo - a healthy living business that empowers busy women and mommas to connect to their desires and they want to feel daily in order to macks-imize joy, freedom, vibrancy, energy and ease. Through her programs + services, she uses real food, movement and signature health coaching strategies to guide clients in creating a more meaningful and fulfilled life (soulful, joyful, healthful) through nourishment and love. And turns out, as their love grows (for their life, themselves, their spirit), their body intuitively sheds the mental + physical weight holding them back from a life and body they're excited about.

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