Smokey grilled shrimp, tangy lime and spicy salsa make this summer taco delicious and satisfying. Continue your journey to a healthy lifestyle keeping it light and using the freshest ingredients. Grow your own herbs -- plant cilantro, basil, parsley, rosemary in patio pots and remember to support local farmstands and markets.

INGREDIENTS

SALSA VERDE:

1/2 cup spring water

1/2 pound tomatillos, husked, rinsed, quartered

1/2 sweet onion, quartered

1 jalapeño, chopped

2 garlic cloves, minced

1/4 cup chopped fresh cilantro

1 tablespoon lime juice

SHRIMP TACOS:

2 dozen medium shrimp, raw, shelled, deveined, remove tails

1 tablespoon olive oil

1/4 teaspoon paprika

1/4 teaspoon ground cumin

1/4 teaspoon Bragg Organic SPRINKLE herb & spice seasonings

Sea salt, black pepper

Pinch of crushed red pepper flakes, optional

Wooden skewers, soak in water for 30 minutes (before threading shrimp)

6 - 8 corn tortillas, warm

Shredded lettuce, sliced radish

2 ripe avocados, diced

Low fat crumbled feta2 limes cut into wedges

PREPERATION

In a medium saucepan, add water, combine tomatillos, onion, jalapeño and garlic; bring to a boil.


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Lower heat to medium and simmer until ingredients are soft. Let cool for 15 - 20 minutes.

Transfer to a food processor or blender and blend until smooth. Pour into a bowl, stir in cilantro and refrigerate for at least 1 hour.

In a large bowl, toss shrimp with olive oil, paprika, cumin, SPRINKLE, salt and pepper, crushed red pepper flakes; let sit in marinade only while the grill heats up (5-6 minutes). Thread the shrimp onto wooden skewers. Spray cold grate of grill with olive oil

Light the grill with a medium flame and when heated, place skewers on grill, cook for about 3-4 minutes per side until shrimp are not opaque. Remove shrimp and transfer to a plate.

Wrap 2 - 3 tortillas at a time, loosely in foil and place on grill for 5 to 6 minutes to warm; remove from grill, keep wrapped.

Set up a serving station so each person can assemble their own tacos with: warm tortillas, shrimp and garnish with shredded lettuce, sliced radish, avocado, salas verde, a squeeze of fresh lime and a sprinkle of cheese.