New Orleans Shrimp Creole Recipe

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New Orleans Shrimp Creole
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  1. In a large skillet, saute onions, green pepper and celery in 5 tablespoons butter until tender. Add the tomatoes, tomato sauce, picante sauce and parsley.
  2. In a large saucepan, melt the remaining butter; stir in flour until smooth. Gradually add the broth, salt, pepper and bay leaves. Stir into the vegetable mixture. Bring to a boil. Reduce heat; cover and simmer for 30 minutes.
  3. Add the shrimp, mushrooms, olives and green onions. Cover and cook 10 minutes longer or until heated through. Discard bay leaves. Serve over rice. Yield: 12-14 servings.
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Nutrition Facts

Per ServingPer 100 g
Amount Per 1 Serving
Calories 385 Kcal (1612 kJ)
Calories from fat 188.46 Kcal
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 20.94g 32%
Cholesterol 176.45mg 59%
Sodium 731.82mg 30%
Potassium 409.28mg 9%
Total Carbs 20.6g 7%
Sugars 3.42g 14%
Dietary Fiber 1.44g 6%
Protein 26.28g 53%
Vitamin C 19.2mg 32%
Vitamin A 0.1mg 2%
Iron 3.2mg 18%
Calcium 103.9mg 10%
Amount Per 100 g
Calories 176.1 Kcal (737 kJ)
Calories from fat 86.2 Kcal
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 9.58g 32%
Cholesterol 80.71mg 59%
Sodium 334.73mg 30%
Potassium 187.2mg 9%
Total Carbs 9.42g 7%
Sugars 1.57g 14%
Dietary Fiber 0.66g 6%
Protein 12.02g 53%
Vitamin C 8.8mg 32%
Iron 1.5mg 18%
Calcium 47.5mg 10%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
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  • salty
  • savory
  • bitter
  • sweet
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Recipe Tags

Weightwatchers Points

  • 9.2
  • 10

Good Points

  • saturated fat free

Bad Points

  • High in Sodium

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