Shrimp and Bean Packets

Fresh vegetables and seasonings are added to foil packets of shrimp and beans, then served over toasted country-style bread for a satisfying seafood main dish recipe.


Shrimp and Bean Packets

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Servings: 4
Prep Time: 15 mins
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Ingredients
  • 1 1/4  pounds 
    medium fresh or frozen shrimp
  • 1  15  ounce can 
    cannellini beans, rinsed and drained
  • 1   
    fresh tomato, thinly sliced
  • 1/4  cup 
    sliced green onions (about 2)
  • 1/4  cup 
    chicken broth
  • 1   tablespoon 
    lemon juice
  • 1   teaspoon 
    olive oil
  • 1   teaspoon 
    Old Bay or seafood seasoning
  • 1   teaspoon 
    finely shredded lemon peel
  •  
    Dash black pepper
  • 4   slices 
    country style bread, toasted
  •  
    Fresh basil and/or shredded Parmesan cheese (optional)
Directions
1.
Thaw shrimp if frozen. Peel and devein shrimp; set aside. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F. Fold four 24x18-inch sheets of heavy-duty foil in half. On center of foil, evenly divide beans, tomatoes, shrimp and onions. Drizzle with broth, juice, and oil. Sprinkle with seasoning, lemon peel, and black pepper.
2.
Allowing room for steam to build, fold together narrow ends of foil; seal with double-fold. Place packets on baking sheet. Bake 20 minutes or until shrimp are opaque. Carefully open packets. Serve with bread. If desired, top with basil and Parmesan. Makes 4 servings.
Nutrition information
Per Serving: cal. (kcal) 335, Fat, total (g) 5, chol. (mg) 216, sat. fat (g) 1, carb. (g) 35, Monosaturated fat (g) 1, Polyunsaturated fat (g) 2, fiber (g) 6, sugar (g) 3, pro. (g) 39, vit. A (IU) 680, vit. C (mg) 12, Thiamin (mg) 0, Riboflavin (mg) 0, Niacin (mg) 5, Pyridoxine (Vit. B6) (mg) 0, Folate (g) 73, Cobalamin (Vit. B12) (g) 2, sodium (mg) 891, Potassium (mg) 418, calcium (mg) 162, iron (mg) 6, Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet
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