Mediterranean Shrimp and Potatoes Mediterranean Shrimp and Potatoes

Mediterranean Shrimp and Potatoes

Tomato Basil

Kalamata olives, tomatoes, and fresh basil gives this quick and nutritious meal all the flavors of the Mediterranean.

Notes:

This heart healthy dish is rich in potassium, thanks to the potatoes, helping to regulate blood pressure; The vitamin C and lycopene found in the tomatoes can help prevent and repair plaque build-up in the arteries; while the olives and olive oil are rich in heart healthy fats and flavonoids that help reduce the risk of heart disease.

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Mediterranean Shrimp and Potatoes

By Peggy Kotsopolous, RHN

Mediterranean Shrimp and Potatoes

Ingredients

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Product Used

(you're also free to use any kind of potatoes!)

Tomato Basil

Tomato Basil

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Preparation

Peel back plastic film and remove seasoning pack from Microwave Ready Creamer potatoes. Position film to close and place tray in microwave. Cook on high for five minutes.

Meanwhile, in a large skillet over medium heat, add oil (reserving two teaspoons), chili pepper flakes, garlic, salt and pepper. Sauté for about 30 seconds to a minute, just until garlic is tender but not too golden. Add tomatoes, oregano, and more salt and pepper and bring to a simmer. Add the olives and cook for and additional two minutes.

Remove potatoes from microwave and remove plastic film. Stir in seasoning pack with two teaspoons of extra virgin olive oil.

Add shrimp to sauce and sauté for roughly two minutes per side, until pink all the way through.

Stir the potatoes into the pan as well as fresh basil. Serve immediately.

Step 1 out of 5

Peel back plastic film and remove seasoning pack from Microwave Ready Creamer potatoes. Position film to close and place tray in microwave. Cook on high for five minutes.

Step 2 out of 5

Meanwhile, in a large skillet over medium heat, add oil (reserving two teaspoons), chili pepper flakes, garlic, salt and pepper. Sauté for about 30 seconds to a minute, just until garlic is tender but not too golden. Add tomatoes, oregano, and more salt and pepper and bring to a simmer. Add the olives and cook for and additional two minutes.

Step 3 out of 5

Remove potatoes from microwave and remove plastic film. Stir in seasoning pack with two teaspoons of extra virgin olive oil.

Step 4 out of 5

Add shrimp to sauce and sauté for roughly two minutes per side, until pink all the way through.

Step 5 out of 5

Stir the potatoes into the pan as well as fresh basil. Serve immediately.

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