Shrimp and Zucchini Barley

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Nutritional Info
  • Servings Per Recipe: 1
  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories: 1,426.8
  • Total Fat: 36.5 g
  • Cholesterol: 264.5 mg
  • Sodium: 3,795.9 mg
  • Total Carbs: 202.7 g
  • Dietary Fiber: 42.0 g
  • Protein: 80.2 g

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Introduction

Shrimp is low in saturated fat and low in calories. Additionally, they are high in vitamin B12 and vitamin D, which is inadequate in most Americans' diets. Barley is high in fiber, making this dish nutrient-rich and heart-healthy.
Shrimp is low in saturated fat and low in calories. Additionally, they are high in vitamin B12 and vitamin D, which is inadequate in most Americans' diets. Barley is high in fiber, making this dish nutrient-rich and heart-healthy.

Number of Servings: 1

Ingredients

    3 1/2 cups fat-free, less-sodium chicken broth
    1 tablespoon olive oil
    2 cups chopped zucchini
    2 cups chopped onion
    1 cup lightly pearled barley
    1/4 teaspoon salt
    1/2 pound medium shrimp, peeled and deveined
    1/2 cup grated fresh Parmesan cheese
    1 teaspoon butter
    1/8 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper

Directions

1. Bring broth to a simmer in a medium saucepan; keep warm.

2. Heat oil in a large non-stick skillet over medium-high heat. Add zucchini and onion; sauté 5 minutes or until tender, stirring frequently. Add barley; cook 1 minute, stirring constantly.

3. Stir in 1 cup broth; cook 5 minutes or until liquid is nearly absorbed, stirring frequently. Stir in 1/2 cup broth and salt. Add remaining broth, 1/2 cup at a time, stirring frequently until each portion of broth is absorbed before adding the next (about 25 minutes). Add shrimp; cook 4 minutes. Stir in cheese, butter, and pepper.


Number of Servings: 1

Recipe submitted by SparkPeople user JYLL27.

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