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Broccoli Shrimp with Orzo Recipe

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Broccoli Shrimp with Orzo Recipe

Broccoli Shrimp with Orzo


2½ cups reduced sodium chicken broth
5 cups fresh broccoli florets
1 can (14½ ounces) diced tomatoes, undrained
1 cup uncooked orzo
1 pound uncooked medium shrimp, peeled and deveined
1 Tablespoon dried basil
1 teaspoon oregano
1 teaspoon salt
½ teaspoon pepper
2 Tablespoons butter


1. Bring broth to a boil in a large pan.

2. Add the broccoli, tomatoes and orzo.

3. Reduce heat and simmer, uncovered, for 5 minutes, stirring occasionally.

4. Add the shrimp, basil, oregano, salt and pepper.

5. Cover and cook for 5 minutes longer or until shrimp turn pink and orzo is tender.

6. Stir in butter and serve.

Makes 4 servings

Nutrition Information:

One serving (1¾ cups) equals:

401 calories
10 grams fat (5 grams saturated fat),
190 mg cholesterol
919 mg sodium
45 grams carbohydrate
4 grams fiber
35 grams protein

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