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Nasturtium and Shrimp Salad Appetizer

Yankee Plus Dec 2015


Nasturtium and Shrimp Salad Appetizer
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This is delicious when served with bread or crackers.

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  • 2 teaspoons fresh lemon juice
  • 1/4 cup olive oil
  • salt and pepper, to taste
  • 1 cup peeled, deveined, cooked shrimp, coarsely chopped
  • 2 tablespoons chopped scallions
  • 1 small tomato, coarsely chopped
  • 1/2 avocado, pitted, peeled, and cubed
  • 2 tablespoons chopped fresh nasturtium leaves
  • lettuce leaves
  • nasturtium blossoms, for garnish


Pour the lemon juice into a small bowl. Whisk in the olive oil and season with salt and pepper. Add the shrimp and scallions and toss lightly. Let stand for 15 minutes to let the flavors blend. Add the tomato, avocado, and nasturtium leaves. Mound the mixture on lettuce leaves and garnish with the nasturtium blossoms.

Updated Friday, January 21st, 2011

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