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Quick Facts

Servings: 6
Prep Time: 10 min.
This simple mixture of hearty ingredients works as either a quick lunch or dinner.


  • 2 Tbs Dijon mustard
  • 2 Tbs lemon juice
  • 3 Tbs olive oil
  • 1 Tbs chopped capers
  • kosher salt and ground black pepper to taste (optional)
  • 1 lb large shrimp, poached and cooled
  • 8 oz Yukon gold potatoes, quartered and boiled
  • 6 oz green or yellow wax beans, blanched
  • 1 cup olives, whole, pitted
  • 1 cup cherry tomatoes, halved
  • 1/2 cup chopped green onions
  • 2 hard boiled egg whites, diced 1-inch


  • In a large mixing bowl, whisk together mustard and vinegar. Continue whisking and pour in oil in a steady stream until fully emulsified then whisk in capers. Season to taste with salt and pepper. Toss shrimp, potatoes, beans, olives tomatoes, scallions and eggs with dressing until evenly coated. Serve immediately.

Nutrition Facts

Calories 245
  Calories from Fat 29 (12%)
(3%)Total Fat 2g
(0%)Saturated Fat 0g
Polyunsaturated Fat 0g
Monounsaturated Fat 0g
(62%)Cholesterol 186mg
(21%)Sodium 505mg
(0%)Potassium 0mg
Total Carbohydrate 14g
(12%)Dietary Fiber 3g
Sugars 0g
Sugar Alcohols 0g
(40%)Protein 20g
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
Nutrition facts are calculated by a food expert using nutritional values provided by the USDA for common products used as recipe ingredients. Actual nutritional values may differ depending on the amounts or products used and can be affected by cooking methods.

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