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DIRTY BROWN RICE WITH SHRIMP

INGREDIENTS:

  • 1 1/2 cups uncooked brown rice
  • chicken bouillon cube (Knorr)
  • 2 bay leaves, divided
  • 1/8 + 1/4 tsp cayenne, divided
  • 1/8 + 1/2 tsp paprika
  • 1/8 + 1/2 tsp thyme
  • 1 tsp oil
  • 1 onion, diced
  • 2 celery, diced
  • 1 green pepper, diced
  • 1 clove garlic, minced
  • 1/2 lb 96% lean ground beef (Laura’s lean beef)
  • salt and fresh pepper, to taste
  • 1 lb medium shrimp, peeled and deveined
  • 2 scallions, chopped

DIRECTIONS:

  1. Cook brown rice according to package directions in water along with a chicken bouillon, 1 bay leaf and 1/4 tsp salt and 1/8 each of salt, cayenne, paprika and thyme.
  2. When the rice is almost done cooking, heat a large heavy saucepan on medium-low heat.
  3. Add the oil, onions, green pepper, celery, bay leaf and garlic. Sauté on medium-low heat until soft, about 5 minutes.
  4. Add beef, salt, black pepper, remaining paprika, thyme and cayenne pepper.
  5. Sauté until browned, about 10-15 minutes; add shrimp, cover and cook 5 more minutes.
  6. When the rice is done, toss with beef and shrimp and combine well. Top with scallions and serve.

NUTRITION INFORMATION

Yield: 5 servings, Serving Size: 1 1/3 cups

  • Amount Per Serving:
  • Freestyle Points: 7
  • Points +: 9
  • Calories: 346.5 calories
  • Total Fat: 6g
  • Saturated Fat: g
  • Cholesterol: mg
  • Sodium: 151mg
  • Carbohydrates: 44g
  • Fiber: 2.5g
  • Sugar: 1g
  • Protein: 28g

 

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