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Wednesday, January 28, 2009

Paprika Shrimp & Green Bean Saute

I purchased a magazine the other day that caught my eye called 'Eating Well'. I ran across this recipe and knew it was the first one I wanted to try. My instructions below are a bit different so use mine or click on this link to follow theirs exactly. I thought this was a great recipe however, I am glad I used half the amount of beans.

16 oz. bag organic green beans, frozen
1 tablespoon water
3 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil
3 large cloves garlic, chopped
2 teaspoons paprika
1 pound raw shrimp (21-30 per pound) peeled and deveined
1 16-ounce cans large butter beans or cannellini beans, rinsed
1/3 cup red-wine vinegar
½ teaspoon salt
½ cup chopped fresh parsley, divided
Freshly ground pepper to taste

1. Place green beans and water in a microwave safe bowl. Cover with plastic wrap and cook on high setting for 5 to 6 minutes. Stir and check for doneness (thoroughly heated and crisp-tender). If necessary, add a touch more water, recover and cook an additional 1 to 2 minutes.

2. Meanwhile, heat oil in a large skillet over medium-high heat. Add garlic and paprika and cook, stirring constantly, until just fragrant but not browned, about 20 seconds.

3. Add shrimp and cook until pink and opaque, about 2 minutes per side. Stir in beans, vinegar and salt; cook, stirring occasionally, until heated through, about 2 minutes. Stir in the parsley and green beans, stir and serve.


Lori said...

This looks delicious!

lisa said...

The green bean and cannellini bean combo sounds great, and I love shrimp!

Joie de vivre said...

What a beautiful photo!

Tiffany said...

Looks delicious. Nice blog, you have some great stuff here!

pigpigscorner said...

This looks delicious! I love spicy shrimps!

gail said...

this looks delicious - oh that's been said already - but it's true!

Sharon said...

Wow, that looks amazing!

Sophie said...

This looks so appetizing!

Mommy Gourmet said...

this looks so good!

Anonymous said...

Love the paprika on the shrimp!

Kevin said...

I really like the sound of this shrimp dish. It looks both tasty and healthy.

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