Quick Shrimp Gumbo

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Quick Shrimp Gumbo

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  • Prep Time

    minutes

  • Total Time

    minutes

  • Servings

    servings


Ingredients

  • 1

    * 1 cup finely chopped onion

  • 3

    * 3 garlic cloves, minced

  • 1

    * 1 teaspoon canola oil

  • ½

    * ½ pound reduced-fat cooked kielbasa or Polish sausage, halved and cut into ¼-inch slices

  • 1-½

    * 1-½ cups chopped green pepper

  • 1

    * 1 can (14-½ ounces) diced tomatoes, undrained

  • 1

    * 1 cup reduced-sodium chicken broth

  • 1

    * 1 bay leaf

  • 1

    * 1 teaspoon Italian seasoning

  • ½

    * ½ teaspoon salt

  • ½

    * ½ teaspoon chili powder

  • ¼

    * ¼ teaspoon pepper

  • * ⅛ teaspoon hot pepper sauce

  • ¾

    * ¾ pound uncooked medium shrimp, peeled and deveined

  • ½

    * ½ cup uncooked instant rice

  • * Lemon slices, optional

Directions

* In a large saucepan, saute onion and garlic in oil for 2 minutes or until crisp-tender. Stir in sausage; cook and stir for 2 minutes or until sausage begins to brown. Add green pepper; cook and stir for 2 minutes or until crisp-tender. Stir in the tomatoes, broth, seasonings and hot pepper sauce. Bring to a boil. * Cook, uncovered, for 2 minutes or until heated through. Stir in shrimp. Cook 3-4 minutes longer or until shrimp turn pink. Stir in rice. Remove from the heat. * Cover and let stand for 5 minutes or until rice is tender. Discard bay leaf. Serve with lemon slices if desired. Yield: 4 servings. Nutritional Analysis: One serving (1-1/4 cups) equals 246 calories, 5 g fat (1 g saturated fat), 146 mg cholesterol, 1211 mg sodium, 27 g carbohydrate, 3 g fiber, 23 g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 3 very lean meat, 2 vegetable, 1 starch, 1/2 fat.


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