Holly's Holiday Countdown: Enjoying shrimp and salad for the holidays
BATON ROUGE - 2une In's John Pastorek joined cooking-guru Holly Clegg in her kitchen this morning of another edition of Holly's Holiday Countdown.
On the menu this morning: Shrimp and Corn Soup with a side of Cranberry Avocado Mixed Green Salad.
Shrimp and Corn Soup:
Makes 12 (1-cup) servings
2 (15 1/2-ounce) cans cream-style corn
2 cups frozen corn
2 (14 1/2-ounce) cans diced tomatoes and green chilies
1 (15-ounce) can tomato sauce
2 pounds medium peeled shrimp
1 bunch green onions, chopped
1. In large nonstick pot, combine cream-style corn, corn, tomatoes and green chilies, tomato sauce, until heated. 2. Add shrimp, bring to boil. Lower heat, cook until shrimp is done, 5-7 minutes. Sprinkle with green onions, serve.
Nutritional information per serving:
Calories 162, Calories from fat (%) 8, Fat (g) 1, Saturated Fat (g) 0, Cholesterol (mg) 112, Sodium (mg) 825, Carbohydrate (g) 24, Dietary Fiber (g) 3, Sugars (g) 6, Protein (g) 15, Diabetic Exchanges: 1 1/2 starch, 1 1/2 very lean meat
Cranberry Avocado Mixed Green Salad:
Makes 6-8 servings
1 (9-ounce) bag baby spinach
1 (9-ounce) bag mixed greens
2 medium avocados, chopped
1/3 cup dried cranberries
1/3 cup pecans, toasted
1 tablespoon sugar
1 tablespoon poppy seeds
1 tablespoon sesame seeds
1/2 teaspoon paprika
2 teaspoons ground mustard
2 tablespoons minced red onion
1/2 cup seasoned rice or white vinegar
1/3 cup olive oil
1. In large bowl, mix together spinach, mixed greens, avocados, cranberries, and pecans.
2. In another small bowl, whisk together remaining ingredients for vinaigrette. Toss together when ready to serve.
Nutritional info per serving:
Calories 262, Calories from Fat 69%, Fat 22g, Saturated Fat 3g, Cholesterol 0mg, Sodium 228mg, Carbohydrates 18g, Dietary Fiber 6g, Total Sugars 11g, Protein 4g, Dietary Exchanges: 1 vegetable, 1 other carbohydrate, 4 fat
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