Wednesday, February 17, 2010

Simple Shrimp Creole

Recipe made by:
Beth Porter

  • 1 med. onion, finely chopped
  • 2 tbsp. butter
  • 1 sm. green pepper, chopped
  • 2 stalks celery, chopped
  • 1 crushed bay leaf
  • 1 tbsp. minced parsley
  • 1 lb. cleaned, cooked shrimp
  • 1 clove garlic, minced
  • 1 tsp. salt
  • 1/8 tsp. cayenne pepper
  • 1 (6 oz.) can tomato paste
  • 2 c. water
  • 1 rounded tbsp. flour

Cook and stir onion, green pepper, celery and garlic in butter until tender. Stir in flour and cook and stir one more minute. Mix tomato paste with water; add to onion mixture and stir until thickened. Add salt and red pepper. Simmer 30 minutes. Add shrimp when ready to serve. Serve over your favorite rice recipe.

Notes & Tips:
Since Mat and I are on vacation this week, the blog will be a little different. I will be doing the best I can to keep up with the different things we eat. Mat's aunt Beth made this tonight. Seems very simple and tasted great.

Pretty Good

Nutrition Facts:
Serves 4
330 Calories, 9g Fat, 35g Carbs, 27g Protein

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