Healthy Recipes

Shrimp Creole
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Servings: 2
Ingredients and Preparation
Ingredients Measures
Canola oil 2 teaspoons
Small white onion, chopped 1
Green bell pepper, chopped 1
Garlic cloves, chopped 2
Cajun/Creole seasoning * 1 teaspoon to 1 tablespoon (depending on taste)
Crushed red pepper 1/8 to 1 teaspoon (depending on taste)
Diced tomatoes, undrained 28-ounce can
Uncooked shrimp, peeled, and deveined (thawed, if bought frozen) ½ pound

  1. Heat oil in a large pot over medium-high heat. Add onion, bell pepper, and garlic, and sauté for 4-6 minutes, until onion is translucent.
  2. Reduce heat to medium, and stir in Cajun seasoning, crushed pepper, and tomatoes. Simmer for about 10 minutes.
  3. Add shrimp, cover, and simmer for 4-6 minutes, until cooked through.

4.5 vegetables; 3 very lean meats; 1 fat

Side Suggestions: Brown Rice
Serve shrimp creole over hot cooked rice. (½ to 1 cup per serving)

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size ½ of recipe
Calories 270
Total Fat 6.5 g
Saturated Fat 1 g
Sodium 1,520 mg
Total Carbohydrate 25 g
Dietary Fiber 2 g
Protein 28 g
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