Shrimp and Sausage Creole

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

Recipe from Diabetic Living
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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
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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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