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Shrimp Orzo - Simple and Sensational

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Ingredients
  Orzo 10 Ounce, rice-shaped pasta
  Butter 1 Tablespoon
  Medium shrimp 1 Pound, shelled and de-veined
  Dried thyme 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Tomatoes 3 Medium, seeded
  Crumbled feta cheese 6 Ounce
  Basil 1 Tablespoon, gourmet garden
  Salt To Taste
  Pepper To Taste
Directions

Make orzo according to package directions (takes about 6 minutes after water boils).
Meanwhile, in large non-stick skillet, melt butter over high heat. Add shrimp, salt, pepper, and dried thyme. Cook 3-5 minutes, stirring occasionally, or until shrimp just turn pink.
Add tomatoes and cook about 30 seconds, stirring.
Remove skillet from heat. Drain orzo and it and feta to shrimp mixture. Toss to mix. Top with fresh garnish (e.g. parsely) and serve.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Very Easy
Cuisine: 
Italian
Course: 
Breakfast
Taste: 
Savory
Ingredient: 
Shrimp
Interest: 
Healthy
Preparation Time: 
5 Minutes
Cook Time: 
5 Minutes
Ready In: 
10 Minutes
Servings: 
4
Subtitle: 
Shrimp with Orzo & Fetta

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 541 Calories from Fat 139

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 16 g23.9%

Saturated Fat 8.7 g43.5%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 218.3 mg72.8%

Sodium 747 mg31.1%

Total Carbohydrates 59 g19.8%

Dietary Fiber 3.9 g15.6%

Sugars 6.7 g

Protein 39 g77.7%

Vitamin A 29.3% Vitamin C 25%

Calcium 29.7% Iron 30%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

1 Comment

Anonymous's picture
Good video, but I am still trying to understand what is sensational about it? Is that the taste :)
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