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The Posh Pescatarian: Red Beans And Rice With Shrimp

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Stephanie,The Posh Pescatarian, makes the ultimate Mardi Gras recipe just in time for Fat Tuesday! Red beans and rice with shrimp - delicious, festive and frugal. Laissez les bon temps rouler!
  Red beans 1 1⁄2 Cup (24 tbs)
  Olive oil 1 Teaspoon
  Long grain rice 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Shrimp 1 Cup (16 tbs), peeled, deveined
  Water/Vegetable broth 8 Cup (128 tbs)
  Red bell pepper 1⁄2 Medium
  Orange bell pepper 1⁄2 Medium
  Yellow bell pepper 1⁄2 Medium
  Garlic cloves 3 Medium
  Celery stalk 1 Medium
  Herbs de provence 1 Tablespoon
  Cayenne pepper 1 Tablespoon
  Paprika 1 Tablespoon
  Salt To Taste
  Pepper To Taste
  Hot sauce To Taste

1. Roughly chop garlic, 1/2 red bell pepper, 1/2 yellow bell pepper, 1/2 orange bell pepper, onion, celery and tomatoes and add into a bowl.
2. Cut the tails off jumbo shrimp and dice them.

3. In a pot with hot olive oil add the cut vegetables and spices and allow to sweat.
4. Add 2 cups of broth and 2 cups of water.
5. Add the beans along with a little water and let it to cook for about 1/2 an hour.
6. Check on beans and frequently add water or broth as needed.
7. Add rice, then after 10 minutes add the shrimp and hot pepper sauce.
8. Add 1/3 cup of water and let it cook until done.

9. Transfer to a serving dish and serve hot.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Preparation Time: 
20 Minutes
Cook Time: 
50 Minutes
Ready In: 
70 Minutes

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 502 Calories from Fat 36

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 4 g6.4%

Saturated Fat 0.68 g3.4%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 48.8 mg16.3%

Sodium 1733.3 mg72.2%

Total Carbohydrates 91 g30.2%

Dietary Fiber 14 g56%

Sugars 3.8 g

Protein 27 g53.8%

Vitamin A 93.4% Vitamin C 138.2%

Calcium 10.4% Iron 40.2%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

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