Budget-Friendly Greek Salad and Grilled Shrimp Pitas

Budget-Friendly Greek Salad and Grilled Shrimp Pitas
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Serve this dish with a cup of cold gazpacho soup or with sautéed zucchini seasoned with lemon juice and oregano.

  • Prep time
    15 min
  • Servings
    4 Servings
  • Serving size
    1 pita
Nutrition Facts

Nutrition Facts

4 Servings

  • Serving Size
    1 pita
  • Amount per serving Calories 160

  • Total Fat 6g
    • Saturated Fat 1.5g
  • Cholesterol 30mg
  • Sodium 435mg
  • Total Carbohydrate 19g
    • Dietary Fiber 3g
    • Total Sugars 2g
  • Protein 9g
  • Potassium 235mg


  • romaine lettuce (shredded)
    2 cup
  • small red onion (thinly sliced)
  • large cucumber (or 1 small) (peeled and sliced)
  • feta cheese (reduced fat, crumbled)
    1/3 cup
  • olive oil
    1 tbsp
  • red wine vinegar
    2 tbsp
  • fresh oregano (chopped)
    1 tbsp
  • whole wheat pita (halved)
  • medium shrimp (peeled and deveined)
  • salt (optional)
    1 tsp
  • black pepper
    1 tsp
  • cayenne pepper
    1/4 tsp
  • nonstick cooking spray


  1. Prepare an indoor or outdoor grill.

  2. In a large bowl, toss together lettuce, onion, cucumber, feta cheese, olive oil, red wine vinegar, and oregano.

  3. Fill each pita pocket half with 1/4 of lettuce mixture. Set aside.

  4. Season shrimp with salt (optional), ground black pepper and cayenne pepper. Spray shrimp with cooking spray.

  5. Grill shrimp for 3-4 minutes on each side. Remove from grill and add 3 shrimp to each pita.