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Pasta with Cajun Shrimp Jambalaya

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  Olive oil 2 Tablespoon
  Garlic 4 Clove (20 gm), chopped finely
  Onion 3 Ounce, coarsely chopped (1 Small One)
  Green bell pepper 5 Ounce, halved, stemmed, seeded, and cut into 1/2-inch chunks (1 Small One)
  Shrimp 1 Pound, shelled and deveined (Medium Sized Shrimp)
  Canned no salt tomatoes 16 Ounce (1 Can, Whole Tomatoes)
  Double concentrate tomato paste 1 Tablespoon
  Sugar 2 Teaspoon
  Dried oregano 2 Teaspoon
  Ground red pepper 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Ground cumin 3⁄4 Teaspoon
  Ground white pepper 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Bay leaf 1
  Fresh okra 1⁄4 Pound, trimmed and cut into 1/2-inch pieces
  Finely chopped italian parsley 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs) (Fresh Ones)
  Pasta 1 Pound, cooked, drained

In a large skillet or saucepan, heat the olive oil over moderate heat.
Add the garlic, onion, and bell pepper and saute until they begin to brown, 5 to 7 minutes.
Add the shrimp and saute just until they begin to turn pink, 1 to 2 minutes more.
Add the tomatoes, crushing them with your hands, and stir in the tomato paste, sugar, oregano, red pepper, cumin, white pepper, and bay leaf.
When the liquid starts to simmer, stir in the okra and continue simmering until the sauce is thick but still slightly liquid, 7 to 10 minutes.
Stir in the parsley and spoon over cooked pasta.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Main Dish
Everyday, Healthy
Preparation Time: 
10 Minutes
Cook Time: 
25 Minutes
Ready In: 
35 Minutes

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 684 Calories from Fat 111

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 12 g18.8%

Saturated Fat 1.5 g7.7%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 172.4 mg57.5%

Sodium 194.5 mg8.1%

Total Carbohydrates 100 g33.4%

Dietary Fiber 8.6 g34.4%

Sugars 12 g

Protein 40 g80%

Vitamin A 26.1% Vitamin C 84.2%

Calcium 22.6% Iron 41.3%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Pasta With Cajun Shrimp Jambalaya Recipe