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Shrimp with Zucchini

This meal goes together quickly using pre-cooked shrimp, and is also yummy over pasta.

Ingredients

Directions

  1. Heat olive oil in fry pan.
  2. Add chopped onion and minced garlic cloves. Cook until softened.
  3. Peel zucchini and slice lenghwise, then slice into 1/4" slices. Add to onion and garlic mixture. Cook until tender-crisp.
  4. Add sliced mushrooms and cook until soft. Then add thawed cooked shrimp. Heat only until shrimp is hot.
  5. Top with cheese and serve with green salad.
  6. Note: great for Phase 2 and 3 of South Beach.
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Can I Have These Foods

on The GI diet :
Food Group Avg Member Opinion 
Oils
Moderation*
Vegetables and Vegetable Products
Favorable*
Cheese
Moderation*
Finfish and Shellfish Products
OK*
food groups ordered by calorie contribution to recipe.

Reviews 
Use cooking spray instead.
This was delicious even though I over cooked the zucchini. Going on my favorites for sure!
This was excellent! I added red onion, omitted the mushrooms & added alfredo sauce to the whole wheat noodles...YUMMY!
11 May 07 by member: jaynie
I really enjoyed as a leftover for lunch the next day.
14 Apr 09 by member: lou2288
Very yummy!!!! :)
11 Nov 09 by member: gburgos1113
Made it with 1 Tbsp of oil and it came out nicely. It also cuts out 120 Cal and 13.5g fat.
30 Dec 10 by member: CMR
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Nutrition summary:

There are 286 calories in 1 serving of Shrimp with Zucchini.
Calorie break-down: 57% fat, 19% carbs, 24% protein.

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 1 serving
 
Amount Per Serving
Calories from Fat 166
Calories 286
 
% Daily Values*
Total Fat 18.5g 28%
  Saturated Fat 4.49g 22%
  Polyunsaturated Fat 2.021g  
  Monounsaturated Fat 11.09g  
Cholesterol 78mg 26%
Sodium 98mg 4%
Potassium 748mg  
Total Carbohydrate 14.04g 5%
  Dietary Fiber 3g 12%
  Sugars 5.56g  
Protein 18g  
 
Vitamin A 10% Vitamin C 65%
Calcium 24% Iron 12%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

Nutrition Values are based on USDA Nutrient Database SR18
14%
of RDI*
(286 calories)
14% of RDI
Calorie Breakdown:
 
Carbohydrate (19%)
 
Fat (57%)
 
Protein (24%)
Carbohydrates, 14.04g (19%) Fat, 18.5g (57%) Protein, 18g (24%)
* Based on a RDI of 2000 calories


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