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Creamy Freekeh Salad with Feta & Grilled Shrimp

Serving Time Icon 40 min
Serves Number Icon Serves 6

Everyone, meet the glorious Creamy Freekeh Salad with Feta & Grilled Shrimp. Made with crumbled, Ontario feta, and cooked in local, Ontario milk and vegetable broth for extra creaminess, the freekeh adds a unique texture to this salad. For those of you who don’t know, freekeh refers to wheat that is harvested young and green then roasted for a unique taste. Grilled shrimp is the perfect protein to jazz it up. Planet Shrimp, is a Feast On certified, closed-system shrimp farm in Aylmer Ontario. Feel good about the food you eat and support local!

Prep 15 MIN

Cook 40 MIN



Step 1

In a saucepan, melt butter over medium heat. Add freekeh and stir to coat with butter and toast for 2 minutes. Stir in garlic to coat.


Step 2

Pour in broth and milk; bring to a boil. Reduce heat to low; cover and cook for about 20 minutes or until liquid is evaporated. Let stand, covered for 10 minutes.


Step 3

Fluff with a fork into a large bowl; refrigerate until chilled. Stir in pepper, lemon juice, salt, pepper and sumac. Sprinkle with parsley and stir to combine.


Step 4

Toss shrimp with oil and cumin in a bowl. Grill over medium high heat, turning once for about 4 minutes or until firm and pink.

Step 5

Add to freekeh with feta and pomegranate seeds; stir to combine and serve.

Nutritional Information

One Serving 1/6 Recipe

Calories 310
Protein 19 g
Carbohydrates 32 g
Fat 12 g
Saturated Fat 5 g
Trans Fat 0.3 g
Cholesterol 110 mg
Sodium 590 mg
Fibre 6 g
Sugars 9 g
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