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Roasted Shrimp with White Beans | Recipe

Roasted Shrimp with White Beans

This low-carb, high-protein recipe, courtesy of Cooking Light, brings out shrimp’s robust flavor through roasting, a cooking method that also prevents overcooking, keeping shrimp tender. At less than 300 calories per serving, there’s even enough room for a serving of your favorite whole grain.

Roasted Shrimp with White Beans

Ingredients

  • 2 tablespoons plus 4 teaspoons olive oil, divided
  • 3 tablespoons fresh lemon juice, divided
  • 1/4 teaspoon kosher salt, divided
  • 1 pound peeled and deveined large shrimp
  • 1 cup finely chopped red onion
  • 1 (15-ounce) can cannellini beans, rinsed and drained
  • 1/4 cup unsalted chicken stock
  • 1 teaspoon finely grated lemon rind
  • 4 teaspoons balsamic vinegar
  • 1/2 teaspoon Dijon mustard (certified gluten-free if necessary)
  • 1/4 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
  • 1/4 cup chopped fresh mint
  • 1 ounce feta cheese, crumbled (about 1/4 cup)

Directions

Preheat oven to 450°F.

Combine 2 teaspoons oil, 1 tablespoon lemon juice, and 1/8 teaspoon salt in a dish. Add shrimp; toss to coat. Set aside.

Heat 2 teaspoons oil in a nonstick skillet over medium heat. Add onion; sauté 2 minutes. Stir in beans, stock, and remaining 1/8 teaspoon salt; cook 3 minutes.

Arrange shrimp on a baking sheet; roast at 450°F for 4 minutes.

Combine remaining 2 tablespoons oil, remaining 2 tablespoons lemon juice, rind, vinegar, mustard, and black pepper in a bowl. Pour half of oil mixture over beans; toss. Stir in mint. Divide evenly among 4 plates; sprinkle with feta. Arrange shrimp alongside. Top with remaining oil mixture.

Nutrition Information

Serves: 4 |  Serving Size: 6 shrimps + 1/2 cup beans

Per serving: Calories: 287; Total Fat: 12g; Saturated Fat: 2g; Monounsaturated Fat: 7g; Cholesterol: 171mg; Sodium: 569mg; Carbohydrate: 21g; Dietary Fiber: 4g; Sugar: 2g; Protein: 26g

Nutrition Bonus: Potassium: 325mg; Iron: 25%; Vitamin A: 3%; Vitamin C: 15%; Calcium: 10% 

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White Bean Turkey Chili

White Bean Turkey Chili

Crowd-pleasing white bean chili from Cooking Light calls for canned beans and chicken broth, making prep convenient. Pureeing the bean mixture makes the soup thicker giving it more body. Cannelini beans will work in a pinch if you cannot find Great Northern beans.

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White Bean Turkey Chili

Ingredients

  • 1 tablespoon canola oil
  • 2 cups diced yellow onion (about 2 medium)
  • 1 1/2 tablespoons chili powder
  • 1 tablespoon minced garlic
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons ground cumin
  • 1 teaspoon dried oregano
  • 3 (15.8-ounce) cans Great Northern beans, rinsed and drained (certified gluten-free if necessary)
  • 4 cups fat-free, less-sodium chicken broth
  • 3 cups chopped cooked turkey
  • 1/2 cup diced seeded plum tomato (about 1)
  • 1/3 cup chopped fresh cilantro
  • 2 tablespoons fresh lime juice
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
  • 8 lime wedges (optional)

Directions

Heat oil in a large Dutch oven over medium-high heat. Add onion; sauté 10 minutes or until tender and golden. Add chili powder, garlic, and cumin; sauté for 2 minutes. Add oregano and beans; cook for 30 seconds. Add broth; bring to a simmer. Cook 20 minutes.

Place 2 cups of bean mixture in a blender or food processor, and process until smooth. Return pureed mixture to pan. Add turkey, and cook 5 minutes or until thoroughly heated. Remove from heat. Add diced tomato, chopped cilantro, lime juice, salt, and pepper, stirring well. Garnish with lime wedges, if desired.

Nutrition Information

Serves: 8  |  Serving Size: 1 cup

Per serving: Calories: 281; Total Fat: 5g; Saturated Fat: 1g; Monounsaturated Fat: 2g; Cholesterol: 40mg; Sodium: 623mg; Carbohydrate: 34g; Dietary Fiber: 8g; Sugar: 3g; Protein: 26g

Nutrition Bonus: Potassium: 602mg; Iron: 22%; Vitamin A: 10%; Vitamin C: 12%; Calcium: 12% 

Cooking Light Diet

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