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Pesto Shrimp with Snow Peas Over Quinoa Recipe

Looking for an easy Pesto Shrimp with Snow Peas over Quinoa recipe? Learn how to make Pesto Shrimp with Snow Peas over Quinoa using healthy ingredients.


Submitted by browns1

Makes 4 servings



Make a healthy meal in minutes with this time-saving recipe from the Food Network star - chef Ellie Krieger. Copyright September 2010, Prevention

Recipe Ingredients for Pesto Shrimp with Snow Peas over Quinoa

3/4 c uncooked quinoa
1 1/3 c water
1 tbsp olive oil
2 cloves garlic, minced
1 lb large shrimp, raw, peeled
3 c snow peas (about 8 oz)
1/4 c pesto, basil
2 tbsp lemon juice

Recipe Directions for Pesto Shrimp with Snow Peas over Quinoa

  1. Put quinoa in fine mesh strainer and rinse well under cold water. Transfer to medium saucepan and add water. Bring to a boil, reduce heat to low, cover, and simmer until water is absorbed and quinoa is tender, 12 to 15 minutes. Fluff with fork and cover until ready to serve.

  2. Heat oil in large nonstick frying pan over medium-high heat while quinoa cooks. Add garlic and cook, stirring, 30 seconds. Add shrimp and cook, stirring often, until just pink, about 3 minutes. Stir in snow peas and cook, stirring, 2 minutes longer. Add pesto and lemon juice and cook until warmed and shrimp is done, about 1 minute.

  3. Serve over quinoa

Categories

Seafood, Main Dish

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 372.3g
Amount Per Serving
Calories
368
Calories from Fat
113
% Daily Value*
Total Fat
12.6g
19%
Saturated Fat
2.0g
10%
Trans Fat
0.0g
Cholesterol
167mg
56%
Sodium
286mg
12%
Potassium
484mg
14%
Total Carbohydrates
33.6g
11%
Dietary Fiber
6.2g
25%
Sugars
6.0g
Protein
31.6g
Vitamin A 32% Vitamin C 104%
Calcium 11% Iron 24%
* Based on a 2000 calorie diet

Nutritional details are an estimate and should only be used as a guide for approximation.
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Health Information

Nutrition Grade
96% confidence
B+
  Good points
  • Very high in vitamin C
  •   Bad points
  • High in cholesterol
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