Shrimp-apple salad

Dietician's Tip

Make use of your fresh tomatoes by stuffing them with this shrimp-apple salad. Serve with a whole-grain roll or bagel, or low-fat whole-grain crackers.


  • 1 tablespoon water
  • 48 tiny frozen shrimp, thawed (about 1 cup)
  • 2 tablespoons chopped red onion
  • 2 medium apples, cored and cubed
  • 1/4 cup lemon juice
  • 1/2 cup diced celery
  • 1 tablespoon chopped parsley
  • 1 teaspoon dried dill
  • 4 teaspoons horseradish
  • 1/2 cup fat-free mayonnaise
  • Ground black pepper, to taste
  • 4 tomatoes, cored


In a nonstick frying pan, heat the water over medium heat. Add the shrimp and onion, and saute until the shrimp is opaque and the onions are translucent, 5 to 7 minutes. Transfer to a bowl, cover and refrigerate until well-chilled.

In a small bowl, add the apples and lemon juice. Toss to coat evenly and set aside.

In a large bowl, combine the celery, parsley, dill, horseradish and mayonnaise. Add the black pepper to taste. Stir in the shrimp mixture and the apples. Refrigerate until well-chilled, 45 to 60 minutes.

Just before serving, stuff the shrimp salad into the cored tomatoes. Serve immediately.

Serving Information

Serves 4

Nutritional analysis per serving

Calories: 201
Total carbohydrate: 35 g
Cholesterol: 90 mg
Dietary fiber: 6 mg
Monounsaturated fat: Trace
Protein: 13 g
Saturated fat: Trace
Serving size: 1 stuffed tomato
Sodium: 346 mg
Total fat: 1 g

DASH Eating Plan Servings

Fats and oils: 1
Fruits: 1
Meats, poultry and fish: 2
Vegetables: 1

Diabetes Meal Plan Choices

Fruits: 1
Meat and meat substitutes: 2
Nonstarchy vegetables: 1
Sweets, desserts and other carbohydrates: 1

Mayo Clinic Healthy Weight Pyramid Servings

Fats: 1/2
Fruits: 1
Protein and dairy: 1
Vegetables: 1

Last Updated Mar 29, 2017

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