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Friday, March 10, 2017

Healthy Weight Recipes: Skillet Shrimp Gumbo Recipes


6 Servings

½ cup of Smart Balance 50/50 Butter Blend
2 cups of fresh or frozen okra
1 ½ pound of medium shrimp, shelled and deveined
3 garlic cloves or 3 tablespoons of Spice World crushed garlic
½ cup of chopped scallions
1 ½ teaspoon of iodized salt
1 ½ tablespoon of ground pepper
2 ½ cups of spring water
1 can of whole tomatoes
8 drops of Texas Pete hot sauce
2 drops of Tabasco hot sauce
2 whole bay leaves
1 cup of cooked rice
1 ½ tablespoon of Mrs. Dash Southwest Chipotle seasoning blend
1 ½ cup of finely chopped celery
1 ½ cup of finely chopped Spanish onion

Skillet Shrimp Gumbo Recipes


1. Turn stove top burner on medium heat, add Smart Balance butter blend to cooking pan, bring to a boil and cook for 10 minutes. Stir occasionally so that okra can cook thoroughly. Add the shrimp, garlic, iodized salt, scallions, and pepper; simmer ingredients for 5 additional minutes.

2. Begin to add spring water, tomatoes, and bay leaves to cooking pan; cover and simmer for 20 to 25 minutes. Stir in Tabasco sauce and Texas Pete hot sauce, remove bay leaf before returning lid to frying pan.

3. Add rice to a large bowl, cover rice with gumbo – serve immediately.

Photo Credit: jeffrey w. -- via flickr -- Wikimedia Creative Commons

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