Arugula Salad with Seared Shrimp and Roasted Red Bell Pepper Vinaigrette

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  • Level: Easy
  • Total: 20 min
  • Prep: 15 min
  • Cook: 5 min
  • Yield: 4 to 6 servings
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6 tablespoons roasted red bell peppers, minced

2 tablespoons white balsamic vinegar

1 tablespoon rice vinegar, natural

1/2 tablespoon minced garlic

Salt and freshly ground black pepper

1/2 pound arugula

1/4 cup shaved pecorino romano

1/4 cup shaved Parmesan

1/4 pound (21/25) shrimp, shelled and deveined

1 tablespoon olive oil

1/2 teaspoon minced garlic


  1. For dressing: Puree red bell pepper, add vinegars and garlic. Add olive oil. Add salt and pepper, to taste, but keep in mind that arugula is peppery, so light on the pepper.
  2. For Shrimp: Toss the shrimp with olive oil and minced garlic. Sear in a hot pan, until just cooked. Set aside.
  3. Assembly: Place arugula on serving plate, drizzle with a little dressing, add shrimp, and top with pecorino romano and Parmesan. Drizzle with just a bit more dressing. Serve immediately.