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Shrimp, Pepper and Rice Soup

  • Prep 35 min
  • Total 50 min
  • Servings 2

Ladle out big bowlfuls of this hearty soup for any meal - made with shrimp, rice and bell pepper and is ready in less than an hour! ...MORE+ LESS-

Ingredients

1/2
cup uncooked brown rice
1
tablespoon butter (do not use margarine)
1
cup water
1/4
teaspoon seafood seasoning (from 6-oz container), if desired
2
tablespoons apple juice
1
small onion, chopped (1/4 cup)
1
clove garlic, finely chopped
1 1/2
cups reduced-sodium chicken broth
1/2
teaspoon dried thyme leaves
3/4
lb cooked deveined peeled large (21 to 26 count) shrimp, thawed if frozen, tail shells removed
1
medium red bell pepper, cut into strips

Steps

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  • 1
    In 10-inch skillet, cook rice in butter over medium-high heat, stirring frequently, until rice is golden. Stir in water and seafood seasoning. Heat to boiling; reduce heat. Cover; simmer 30 to 35 minutes or until rice is almost tender and mixture is creamy.
  • 2
    Meanwhile, in 2-quart saucepan, cook apple juice, onion and garlic over medium-high heat 5 minutes, stirring frequently. Stir in remaining ingredients. Cook about 10 minutes, stirring occasionally, until hot.
  • 3
    Stir cooked rice into seafood mixture. Cook about 5 minutes, stirring occasionally, until rice is tender.

Expert Tips

  • The thyme adds an interesting herb flavor to this easy soup. If you'd rather use another dried herb, try marjoram or basil.

Nutrition Information

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
430
Calories from Fat
80
% Daily Value
Total Fat
9g
14%
Saturated Fat
4 1/2g
22%
Trans Fat
0g
Cholesterol
345mg
116%
Sodium
850mg
35%
Potassium
710mg
20%
Total Carbohydrate
44g
15%
Dietary Fiber
7g
27%
Sugars
5g
Protein
43g
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
50%
50%
Vitamin C
100%
100%
Calcium
10%
10%
Iron
40%
40%
Exchanges:
2 Starch; 0 Fruit; 1/2 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 1 Vegetable; 5 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 1 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choice
3
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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