Manchego Chopped Salad with Shrimp
1 cup canned garbanzo beans, drained
1 cup diced red or yellow bell pepper
1 cup diced celery
2 cups diced tomatoes
2 cups peeled and diced cucumber
1/4 cup chopped scallions
1/2 cup sliced green olives
1/2 cup diced artichoke hearts
3/4 lb cooked, diced shrimp
1/2 cup French Vinaigrette
4 Tbsp shaved Manchego cheese
French Vinaigrette Dressing
2 tablespoons minced garlic
1/2 cup champagne or white wine vinegar
1/4 cup Dijon mustard
3 tablespoons water
2 tablespoons low sodium tamari sauce
1/4 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
2 tablespoons canola oil
2 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil
Put garlic in a strainer and submerge in a small pan of boiling water for 5 seconds, or until garlic turns white. Place garlic, champagne vinegar, mustard, water, soy sauce, and black pepper in a blender and blend until smooth. Slowly drizzle in the oils while blender is running until well mixed.
In a large bowl, place all diced vegetables and shrimp. Add dressing and toss until well combined.
Divide salad among 4 salad plates. Top each serving with 1 tablespoon shaved Manchego cheese.