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    Default My favorite shrimp & veggies dish- super easy to make!

    This is a really awesome recipe that my mom modified from a Southern Living recipe. I love it! Its a great summer dish. You can also half the recipe if you're only making it for yourself.

    Ingredients:
    2 lb jumbo fresh shrimp (also works with frozen shrimp)
    (or recipe will work with 3 lb)
    1 lemon
    2 large red bell peppers
    2 large green peppers
    1/2 large red onion

    Marinade:
    12 oz (about 1 and 1/2 bottles) Kraft Zesty Italian dressing
    + 1/4 cup light olive oil
    + 1/4 cup good balsamic vinegar
    1/2 cup finely chopped fresh parsley
    1 clove fresh garlic, pressed

    Peel and clean shrimp; grill or saute and place in large bowl. Squeeze lemon juice over the shrimp. Cut peppers and onions into large pieces; grill or saute- you just want to soften up the veggies a bit, don't cook them until they are mushy. Then add to the shrimp in large bowl.

    Now make the marinade:
    Press or chop garlic and parsley. Add to salad dressing, olive oil and balsamic vinegar.

    Pour the marinade over the shrimp and veggies, stir to mix and coat shrimp, cover & chill 8 hrs. or overnight.

    The dish is awesome after marinating for even 3 hours, but 8 hours makes it better. I like to serve it cold, but its also awesome heated up.

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    This seems like it would be great for a nice dinner and as a leftover thing to pick at straight from the fridge.. bookmarking this!

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    This is fantastic! How easy would this be for company? Love this!
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    Sounds very tasty!!!

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    Sounds like it would go great heated over some brown rice. I'm throwing in some broccoli and fresh 'shrooms too. Yum.

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