Mushroom Shrimp Creole

Total Time

Prep: 10 min. Cook: 45 min.


6-8 servings

Updated: Oct. 12, 2022
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.


  • 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


  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.

Nutrition Facts

1 cup: 293 calories, 14g fat (6g saturated fat), 148mg cholesterol, 820mg sodium, 20g carbohydrate (13g sugars, 5g fiber), 22g protein.

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