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Pesto Shrimp Salad

This easy shrimp salad comes together quickly and tastes amazing. Perfect for a quick lunch that is high in protein and flavor.
Course Dinner, Lunch, Main Course, Salad
Cuisine Keto, Paleo
Keyword pesto, salad, seafood, shrimp
Total Time 10 minutes
Servings 2
Calories 410 kcal


  • 1/2 cup basil leaves
  • 1 clove garlic
  • 2 tablespoons chopped walnuts
  • Juice of 1 lemon
  • 1/4 cup olive oil
  • 2 5- ounce cans cooked shrimp drained
  • 1 cup halved cherry tomatoes
  • 1 small red onion sliced
  • 2 cups arugula
  • Sea salt and fresh ground pepper to taste


  1. Put the basil, garlic, walnuts, lemon juice, and olive oil in blender or food processor and blend until smooth.
  2. Toss the pesto with the remaining ingredients, and chill until ready to serve.
Nutrition Facts
Pesto Shrimp Salad
Amount Per Serving
Calories 410 Calories from Fat 279
% Daily Value*
Fat 31g48%
Carbohydrates 11g4%
Fiber 4g17%
Sugar 4g4%
Protein 26g52%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.