Shrimp: Basil Shrimp with Feta and Orzo

posted by RisaG 07-14-100 5:51 PM

* Exported from MasterCook *
Basil Shrimp with Feta and Orzo
Recipe By : Cooking Light, March 2000, p. 101
Serving Size : 2 Preparation Time :0:00
Categories : Pasta Cheese
Amount Measure Ingredient -- Preparation Method
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1 regular size foil oven bag
Cooking spray
1/2 cup uncooked orzo pasta
2 tsp. olive oil -- divided
1 cup tomato -- diced
3/4 cup green onions -- sliced
1/2 cup feta cheese (2 oz.) -- crumbled
1/2 tsp. lemon rind -- grated
1 tbsp. fresh lemon juice
3/4 tsp. salt
1/4 tsp. pepper
3/4 lb. large shrimp -- peeled and deveined
1/4 cup fresh basil -- chopped

Preheat oven to 450F. Coat inside of oven bag with cooking spray. Place the bag on a large shallow baking pan.

Cook the pasta in boiling water 5 minutes, omitting salt and fat, drain. Place the pasta in a large bowl. Stir in 1 tbsp. oil and next 7 ingredients (1 tsp. oil through pepper).

Place the orzo mixture in the prepared oven bag.

Combine shrimp and basil. Arrange shrimp mixture on orzo mixture. Fold edge of foil bag over to seal.

Bake at 450F for 25 minutes or until the shrimp are done. Cut open bag with a sharp knife, and peel back the foil. Drizzle with 1 tsp. oil.

Yield: 2 servings (serving size: 1 cup orzo and about 5 oz. shrimp).

Nutritional information: 14.4 g fat (5.6 g sat fat), 38.8 g protein, 52.7g carbo, 3.4 g chol, 817mg sodium, 258 calories.

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