Gazpacho Shrimp Salad

This salad main dish recipe combines jumbo shrimp, vegetables, and croutons, tossed in a delicious roasted red pepper and tomato dressing.

Gazpacho Shrimp Salad
Photo: Alison Miksch
Prep Time:
40 mins
Cook Time:
1 mins
Stand Time:
1 mins
Total Time:
41 mins


  • 1 ½ pound fresh or frozen extra-large or jumbo shrimp, unpeeled

  • 1 Recipe Red Pepper-Tomato Dressing, below

  • 5 large ripe tomatoes, chopped

  • 1 medium green sweet pepper, chopped

  • 1 medium red onion, chopped

  • 1 English cucumber, chopped

  • 2 cup purchased crushed croutons

  • Italian (flat-leaf) parsley

Red Pepper-Tomato Dressing

  • 1 12 ounce jar roasted red sweet peppers

  • 2 large, ripe tomatoes, quarted

  • cup extra-virgin olive oil

  • 2 tablespoon vinegar

  • 1 clove garlic, minced

  • 1 teaspoon smoked paprika


  1. Thaw shrimp, if frozen. Peel and devein. Fill large skillet 1/2 full with lightly salted water; bring to boiling. Add shrimp. Cook, uncovered, 1 minute. Remove skillet from heat. Let shrimp sit in water for 1 to 2 minutes or until opaque. Remove with slotted spoon; set aside to cool.

  2. Prepare Red Pepper-Tomato Dressing. In large bowl toss together vegetables. Season with salt and pepper.

  3. Divide dressing among 6 bowls. Top with vegetables, shrimp, croutons, and parsley. Makes 6 servings.

Red Pepper-Tomato Dressing

  1. Drain roasted red sweet peppers. In blender combine peppers, tomatoes, extra virgin olive oil, 1 tablespoon vinegar, garlic, and smoked paprika. Cover and blend until very smooth. Season with remaining 1 tablespoon vinegar, salt, and pepper.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

285 Calories
14g Fat
21g Carbs
19g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 6
Calories 285
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 14g 18%
Saturated Fat 2g 10%
Cholesterol 115mg 38%
Sodium 371mg 16%
Total Carbohydrate 21g 8%
Total Sugars 6g
Protein 19g
Vitamin C 139.9mg 700%
Calcium 80.8mg 6%
Iron 3.4mg 19%
Potassium 689mg 15%
Folate, total 48.4mcg
Vitamin B-12 0.5mcg
Vitamin B-6 0.3mg

*The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a food serving contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.