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Hearts of Lettuce with Shrimp and Green Goddess Dressing Recipe

Atkins Hearts of Lettuce with Shrimp and Green Goddess Dressing
Net Carbs
Prep Time: 10 Minutes
Cook Time: 3 Minutes
Phase: Phase 1
Difficulty: Moderate
* Any adjustments made to the serving values will only update the ingredients of that recipe and not change the directions.









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  • 2 lb Shrimp
  • 3 head Cos or Romaine Lettuce
  • 3 head (5" dia) Butterhead Lettuce (Includes Boston and Bibb Types)
  • 1 cup, sliced Cucumber (Peeled)
  • 5 large (1" to 1-1/4" dia) Radish
  • 2 stalk, medium (7-1/2" - 8" long) Celery
  • 1 pepper, large (3-3/4" long, 3" dia) Yellow Sweet Peppers
  • 1 slice, thin Onions, raw
  • 6 serving Green Goddess Dressing


Use the Atkins recipe for Green Goddess Dressing on this salad.; you will need 2 tablespoons for each serving.  This salad is about 2g NC higher than recommended for a meal in Phase 1 so please be careful to modify your NC intake when choosing this recipe.

    1. Cook shrimp in boiling water for 2-4 minutes until they curl and turn pink. Drain and put into ice water bath until cool. Once cool, drain, pat dry and set aside.
    2. Arrange Romaine and Boston lettuce on a large platter, top with sliced radishes, sliced cucumber, diced celery, diced bell pepper, red onion slice separated into rings and shrimp. Drizzle with 12 tablespoons of Green Goddess Dressing. Serve immediately.


    Cooking Tip

    Feel free to swap in your favorite lettuce for this recipe, as net carb change will likely be minimal.

    How to Calculate Atkins Net Carbs

    Atkins Net Carbs = Total Carbohydrates – Fiber – Sugar Alcohols/Glycerin (if applicable)