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Shrimp Stuffed Artichokes

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  Water 5 Cup (80 tbs)
  Shrimp 1 1⁄2 Pound
  Italian reduced calorie salad dressing 8 Ounce
  Chopped celery 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Chopped green pepper 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Minced parsley 2 Tablespoon
  Minced green onion 2 Tablespoon
  Minced sweet pickle 2 Tablespoon
  Capers 2 Teaspoon
  Artichokes 6 Medium
  Lemon wedges 3

Bring water to a boil; add shrimp, and return to a boil.
Reduce heat and simmer 3 to 5 minutes.
Drain and rinse with cold water.
Peel and devein shrimp.
Combine shrimp and next 7 ingredients in an airtight container; cover artd refrigerate overnight.
Wash artichokes by plunging up and down in cold water.
Cut off the stem end, and trim about V2 inch from top of each artichoke.
Remove any loose bottom leaves.
With scissors, trim away about a fourth of each outer leaf.
Rub top and edges of leaves with a lemon wedge to prevent discoloration.
Place artichokes in a large Dutch oven with about 1 inch of water.
Cover and bring to a boil; reduce heat and simmer 35 to 45 minutes or until leaves pull out easily.
Spread leaves apart; scrape out the fuzzy thistle center (choke) with a spoon.
Chill artichokes.
Arrange artichokes on serving plates; spread leaves apart, and stuff shrimp mixture into center.

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Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 232 Calories from Fat 42

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 5 g7.2%

Saturated Fat 0.61 g3.1%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 174.6 mg58.2%

Sodium 371 mg15.5%

Total Carbohydrates 22 g7.2%

Dietary Fiber 8.6 g34.6%

Sugars 5.4 g

Protein 28 g56.9%

Vitamin A 15.7% Vitamin C 64.8%

Calcium 15.4% Iron 31.4%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Shrimp Stuffed Artichokes Recipe