Ladies, I have a yummy recipe to pass along! I’ve made it twice now, and Atticus has practically licked the pan each time. It is delicious, easy to make, and super healthy. You ready? Here it is…*drumroll please*…

Shrimp Creole

Prep: 25 mins. Cook: 15 mins Makes: 4 servings

1 pound fresh or frozen cooked shrimp (thawed)

1/2 cup chopped onion

1/2 cup chopped green onion

1/2 cup chopped green pepper

2 cloves garlic, minced

2 Tbsp. olive oil

1 14.5 ounce can diced tomatoes, undrained

1/2 tsp. paprika

1/4 tsp. salt

1/8 tsp. cayenne pepper (omit for less spicy)

1 tsp. dried parsley

2 cups cooked brown rice

1. Thaw shrimp (if frozen). Rinse and pat dry. Set aside.

2. In skillet, cook onion, green onion, pepper, and garlic in hot oil until tender, about 5 minutes. Stir in undrained tomatoes, paprika, cayenne pepper and salt. Bring to boil; reduce heat. Simmer, uncovered for 5 to 8 minutes, until thickened.

3. Stir shrimp and parsley into mixture. Cook, stirring frequently for 4 minutes. Serve over rice.

per 1 cup mixture and 1/2 cup rice: 290 calories, 8 grams fat (3 g. sat. fat), 32 grams carbohydrates, 2 gram fiber, 18 grams protein.



  • http://catholicmutt.blogspot.com CM

    That sounds fantastic! I think I’m going to have to try that one.

  • http://nowealthbutlife.com Rae

    That picture is beautiful. This looks like the sort of thing Josh has gotten into cooking since we moved to Cajun country. I’ll have to show it to him.

  • http://www.eafromtheheart.blogspot.com Maggie

    Hmmmm….I think I might be brave and try to cook this! St. Jude pray for me!

  • http://underthefigtree.wordpress.com underthefigtree

    This looks soooo tasty. Definitely going to give it a whirl! Thanks!

  • http://togetherwesave.blogspot.com/ Denise@TogetherWeSave

    Thanks for sharing… this looks so yummy!!

  • http://thatmarriedcouple.blogspot.com/ ThatMarriedCouple

    This looks delicious! I’m always afraid of cooking shrimp for some reason, but I think I’m going to have to attempt this one.

  • http://www.noheavylifting.blogspot.com Dawn

    Mmmm… this sounds VERY good.

  • http://catholicmutt.blogspot.com CM

    It was very good! Thanks for sharing the recipe.