Skillet Shrimp and Veggie Dinner

Dinner ready in 30 minutes! Enjoy shrimp cooked with bulgar wheat, veggies and flavored with a hint of citrus - a mouth-watering dinner!

  • Prep Time 30 min
  • Total Time 30 min
  • Servings 4

2 1/2
cups chicken broth
1 1/2
cups uncooked bulgur wheat
1
teaspoon lemon-pepper seasoning
1
medium green or red bell pepper, chopped (1 cup)
2
medium carrots, thinly sliced (1 cup)
1
jar (2.5 oz) sliced mushrooms, undrained
1/2
lb cooked peeled deveined medium shrimp, thawed if frozen
1
teaspoon grated lemon peel

  • 1 In 2-quart saucepan, heat broth to boiling. Stir in remaining ingredients except shrimp and lemon peel. Heat to boiling.
  • 2 Reduce heat. Cover; simmer 12 minutes (do not lift cover or stir).
  • 3 Stir in shrimp and lemon peel. Cook until thoroughly heated.

Expert Tips

Surprise--whole grains don't have to take a long time to make. Because it's been precooked, bulgur wheat cooks in only 12 minutes. You can vary the color combo in this delightful dish by using red, orange and yellow bell peppers when they're in season.

Whole Grain Serving: 2

Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
280
(
Calories from Fat
15),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
1 1/2g
1 1/2%
(Saturated Fat
0g,
0%
Trans Fat
0g
0%
),
Cholesterol
110mg
110%;
Sodium
670mg
670%;
Total Carbohydrate
46g
46%
(Dietary Fiber
11g
11%
  Sugars
3g
3%
),
Protein
21g
21%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
80%;
Vitamin C
20%;
Calcium
8%;
Iron
20%;
Exchanges:
2 Starch; 0 Fruit; 1 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 2 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 0 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choices:
3
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.