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Simple Tomato Shrimp Creole

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Ingredients
  Onion 1 Medium, chopped
  Chopped green pepper 3⁄4 Cup (12 tbs)
  Chopped celery 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Margarine/Butter 3 Tablespoon
  Canned whole tomatoes 16 Ounce (1 Can)
  Canned tomato paste 6 Ounce (1 Can)
  Water 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  All purpose flour 2 Tablespoon
  Dried parsley flakes 2 Tablespoon
  Sugar 1 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Salt 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Chili powder 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Pepper 1⁄8 Teaspoon
  Dried thyme leaves 1⁄8 Teaspoon
  Red pepper sauce 1⁄8 Teaspoon
  Raw shrimp 12 Ounce, shelled and deveined
Directions

Combine onion, green pepper, celery and margarine in 3-quart casserole.
Microwave at HIGH (100%) until vegetables are tender, 3 to 6 minutes.
Add tomatoes, tomato paste, water and flour, stirring to break up tomatoes.
Mix in remaining ingredients except shrimp.
Cover.
Microwave at HIGH (100%) until mixture is bubbly, 8 to 10 minutes, stirring twice during cooking.
Stir in shrimp; cover.
Microwave at HIGH (100%) until shrimp is opaque and tender (do not overcook or shrimp will become tough), 4 to 6 minutes, stirring once or twice during cooking.
Let stand 2 minutes.

Recipe Summary

Cuisine: 
American
Course: 
Main Dish
Method: 
Microwaving
Ingredient: 
Shrimp
Cook Time: 
1 Minute

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