Shrimp and Sausage Creole
Recipe from Diabetic Living

Using smoked turkey sausage adds flavor to this Louisiana-style 30-minute dinner while keeping the calories and fat low.

Shrimp and Sausage Creole

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  • 1   pound 
    fresh or frozen large shrimp
  • 4   ounces 
    smoked turkey sausage, halved lengthwise and sliced
  • 1   
    medium onion, chopped
  • 1   
    medium green sweet pepper, cut into bite-size strips
  • 1  14 1/2 ounce can 
    whole tomatoes, undrained, cut up
  • 3   
    cloves garlic, minced
  • 1   teaspoon 
    salt-free Cajun or Creole seasoning
  • 2   cups 
    hot cooked brown or white rice
Thaw shrimp, if frozen. Peel shrimp, leaving tails intact if desired. Devein shrimp. Rinse shrimp; pat dry with paper towels. Set aside.
In a 4-quart Dutch, oven cook sausage, onion, and sweet pepper over medium-high heat about 5 minutes or until onion is tender and begins to brown. Add undrained tomatoes, garlic, and Cajun seasoning; stir until combined. Bring to boiling; reduce heat. Simmer, uncovered, for 5 minutes.
Stir in shrimp. Return to boiling; reduce heat. Cover and simmer for 2 to 3 minutes more or until shrimp turn opaque. Serve with rice. Makes 4 (about 1 1/4-cup) servings.
Nutrition information
Per Serving: cal. (kcal) 307, Fat, total (g) 5, chol. (mg) 191, sat. fat (g) 1, carb. (g) 32, fiber (g) 4, pro. (g) 31, sodium (mg) 530, Vegetables () 1.5, Starch () 1.5, Lean Meat () 3.5, Fat () 0.5, Carb Choice () 2, Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet
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