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Mushroom Shrimp Creole Recipe
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Mushroom Shrimp Creole Recipe

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We especially enjoy this hearty main dish on chilly or stormy days. The tomatoes, mushrooms, onions, green peppers and shrimp are nicely spiced with seasonings.
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 10 min. Cook: 45 min.
MAKES:6-8 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 10 min. Cook: 45 min.
MAKES: 6-8 servings

Ingredients

  • 6 bacon strips, diced
  • 2 large onions, chopped
  • 1-1/2 cups chopped green peppers
  • 1 garlic clove, minced
  • 1 can (29 ounces) diced tomatoes, undrained
  • 1 can (6 ounces) tomato paste
  • 4-1/2 teaspoons brown sugar
  • 1 tablespoon Worcestershire sauce
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon pepper
  • 1/2 teaspoon dried basil
  • 1 bay leaf
  • 1-1/2 pounds cooked medium shrimp, peeled and deveined
  • 1 jar (4-1/2 ounces) whole mushroom, drained
  • 2 tablespoons butter
  • 1 tablespoon lemon juice
  • 1/4 teaspoon dried savory
  • Hot cooked rice

Nutritional Facts

1 serving (1 cup) equals 293 calories, 14 g fat (6 g saturated fat), 148 mg cholesterol, 820 mg sodium, 20 g carbohydrate, 5 g fiber, 22 g protein.

Directions

  1. In a large skillet, cook bacon over medium heat until crisp. Remove to paper towels to drain. In the drippings, saute onions, green peppers and garlic. Add the tomatoes, tomato paste, brown sugar, Worcestershire sauce, salt, pepper, basil and bay leaf. Bring to a boil. Reduce heat; cover and simmer for 30-45 minutes.
  2. Add the shrimp, mushrooms, butter, lemon juice and savory. Cook 5-10 minutes longer or until heated through. Discard bay leaf. Stir in bacon. Serve with rice. Yield: 6-8 servings.
Originally published as Mushroom Shrimp Creole in Taste of Home August/September 2001, p27

Nutritional Facts

1 serving (1 cup) equals 293 calories, 14 g fat (6 g saturated fat), 148 mg cholesterol, 820 mg sodium, 20 g carbohydrate, 5 g fiber, 22 g protein.

Enjoy this recipe with a light-bodied white wine such as Sauvignon Blanc or Pinot Grigio.

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Reviewed Jul. 15, 2008

This is a great recipe, but not spicy enough for my family. I added 1 tsp of cayenne and 1 1/2 tsp of creole seasoning, as well as extra garlic cloves

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