Shrimp Bowl with Green Beans, Brown Rice and Pasta

Shrimp Bowl with Green Beans Brown Rice and Pasta
Yields4 Servings
DifficultyAdvancedPrep Time1 hr 15 mins
 ¼ cup Brown Rice (uncooked)
 ½ cup Whole Wheat Penne pasta
 4 cups Water
 ½ cup Green Beans (Fresh or Frozen)
 2 cups Shrimp (Raw, peeled, deveined, clean, washed and dry)
 ¼ cup Onion (Yellow, fine chopped)
 ¼ cup Tomato (Diced small)
 1 tbsp Garlic (Chopped)
 2 tbsp Oil
 ½ tsp Salt
 1 tsp Coriander Powder
 1 tsp Cumin Powder

To cook the rice, rinse the rice in a bowl and drain the water. In a pot, over high heat, add rice and 3/4 cup water; bring to a rapid boil and turn down the heat to medium-low heat. Cover the pot and let rice cook 15-20 minutes or until done. Remove from heat, fluff with a fork and set aside.


To cook the pasta, in a medium sized pot, over medium high heat, add 3 cups of water and bring to a boil. Add the pasta and cook for 5 to 7 minutes or until tender. Remove from heat, drain and set aside.


In a large, non-stick skillet over medium-low heat, heat oil.


Add garlic, onion and tomatoes, and cook for 5 to 7 minutes or until softened.


Add salt, coriander powder, and cumin powder.


Add shrimp and stir well until all are coated well with the spices and the shrimp tails curl. Shrimp should be opaque in color.


Add the rice and pasta to the shrimp and mix well. Cover the skillet, turn the heat to the lowest setting and cook for 5 to 7 minutes.


Remove from heat and serve immediately.



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Nutrition Facts

Serving Size 1 (6 oz)

Servings 4

Amount Per Serving
Calories 260Calories from Fat 80
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 9g14%
Saturated Fat 0.5g3%
Trans Fat 0g
Cholesterol 130mg44%
Sodium 430mg18%
Total Carbohydrate 23g8%
Dietary Fiber 3g12%
Sugars 2g
Protein 21g42%

Vitamin A 4%
Vitamin C 17%
Calcium 8%
Iron 13%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily value may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

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