Creole Shrimp

IDD Creole Shrimp

What you’ll need:

  • l med. onion, thinly sliced
  • 1 sm. green pepper, sliced
  • 1/2 c. chopped celery
  • 2 sm. garlic cloves, minced
  • 1 1/2 c. water
  • 2 cans (8 oz. each) tomato sauce l bay leaf
  • 2 tsp. salt
  • 1/2 tsp. oregano
  • 1/2 tsp. chili powder
  • 2 lbs, raw or cooked shrimp

In a deep heavy pot with 1/2 c. water add onion, green pepper, celery, and garlic. Steam until tender. Stir in remaining water, tomato sauce, bay leaf, salt, oregano and chili powder. Bring to boil; simmer about 20 mins. Add shrimp. Cook mixture uncovered until shrimp is pink. Serves 6.

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Dieter’s portion: Men= 10 shrimp, 1 c. broth with vegetables Women= 7 shrimp. l c. broth with vegetables.

On low sodium diets all salts should be replaced with either powders; e.g. garlic powder, onion powder, or salt substitutes.