Shrimp and Vegetable Skewers

Shrimp and Vegetable Skewers

Broiled kabobs made of shrimp, bell pepper, mushrooms and onions placed on orzo gives you dinner ready in 35 minutes!

Prep Time

15

Minutes

Total Time

35

Minutes

Makes

4

servings

1
cup uncooked rosamarina (orzo) pasta (6 ounces)
3
tablespoons sliced almonds, toasted
2
tablespoons grated Parmesan cheese
1
tablespoon chopped fresh or 1 teaspoon dried basil leaves
2
teaspoons lemon juice
2
teaspoons margarine, butter or spread
16
fresh or frozen uncooked large shrimp, peeled and deveined
1
small green bell pepper, cut into 1-inch pieces
16
small whole mushrooms
1
small onion, cut into 1-inch pieces
2
tablespoons olive or vegetable oil
1
teaspoon dried basil leaves
1/4
teaspoon salt
4
lemon wedges
Paprika
  1. Cook and drain pasta directed on package. Stir in almonds, cheese, basil, lemon juice and margarine. Cover and keep warm.
  2. Thread shrimp, bell pepper, mushrooms and onion alternately on each of four 10- to 12-inch metal skewers. Place on rack in broiler pan. Brush with oil. Sprinkle with basil and salt.
  3. Set oven control to broil. Broil kabobs with tops 3 inches from heat 4 to 5 minutes, turning once, until shrimp are pink and vegetables are tender. Place orzo on serving platter. Top with kabobs. Garnish with lemon wedges. Sprinkle with paprika.
Makes 4 servings

Nutrition Information:

1 Serving (1 Serving)
  • Calories 330
    • (Calories from Fat 125),
  • Total Fat 14g
    • (Saturated Fat 2g,),
  • Cholesterol 55mg;
  • Sodium 320mg;
  • Total Carbohydrate 39g
    • (Dietary Fiber 3g,
  • Protein 15g;
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.