One Skillet Lemony Shrimp with White Beans and Feta

by | Apr 8, 2021 | Recipes

Shrimp is a great source of selenium, vitamin B12, phosphorous, choline, copper, and iodine. White beans absorb the vibrant flavors of this dish while adding protein and fiber.

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one skillet lemony shrimp with white beans and feta
Course Main Course
Servings 4
Cuisine Mediterranean, Mediterranean Diet
Diet Gluten Free


  • 2 Tbsp olive oil divided
  • 1 Tbsp fresh lemon juice
  • 1/8 tsp kosher salt
  • 1 lb peeled and deveined large shrimp
  • 1 cup thinly sliced red onion
  • 2 cloves garlic minced
  • 1 15-oz can cannelini beans, drained, rinsed
  • 1/4 cup low sodium chicken stock if needed
  • 1/4 cup chopped flat leaf parsley
  • 1/4 cup crumbled feta cheese

Lemon Vinaigrette

  • 1/4 cup extra virgin olive oil
  • 2 Tbsp fresh lemon juice
  • Kosher salt to taste


  • In a small bowl, whisk to combine 1 Tbsp olive oil, 1 Tbsp lemon juice, and 1/8 tsp salt. Add shrimp, toss to combine, and set aside to marinade.
  • Heat 1 Tbsp oil in a nonstick skillet over medium heat. Add onion and saute 2 minutes until it starts to soften. Add garlic and saute 2 more minutes.
  • Add shrimp and cook 2 minutes on each side. Stir in beans, continue cooking just until beans are warm. Add vegetable stock if more liquid is needed.
  • In a small bowl, whisk together the lemon vinaigrette ingredients. Pour half the dressing over the shrimp mixture and toss.
  • To serve, divide shrimp mixture evenly among 4 plates. Top with chopped parsley, feta, and remaining lemon vinaigrette to taste.
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