These lettuce rolls are filled with deliciously seasoned shrimp, tofu, fennel and celery, and are a great appetizer or snack. Source: Diabetic Living Magazine

Diabetic Living Magazine


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  • Preheat oven to 300 degrees F. Thaw shrimp, if frozen. For croutons, in a medium bowl drizzle bread with melted butter and sprinkle with pepper; toss to coat. Spread in a 15x10-inch baking pan. Bake 30 minutes or until bread is golden and crisp, stirring once. Cool in pan on a wire rack.

  • Meanwhile, peel and devein shrimp. Rinse shrimp; pat dry. In a large saucepan combine the water, 1/2 cup of the celery, 1/4 cup of the fennel, the wine, bay leaf and garlic. Bring to boiling. Stir in shrimp; reduce heat. Simmer, covered, 3 to 4 minutes or until shrimp are opaque. Remove shrimp; cool. Coarsely chop shrimp.

  • In a blender or food processor combine the next six ingredients (through mustard). Cover and blend or process until smooth. In a medium bowl combine chopped shrimp, the remaining 1/2 cup celery and 1/4 cup fennel and the carrot. Stir in tofu mixture. Spoon onto lettuce leaves and top with croutons and fennel fronds.

Nutrition Facts

197 calories; 7.4 g total fat; 2.5 g saturated fat; 169 mg cholesterol; 359 mg sodium. 486 mg potassium; 9.2 g carbohydrates; 1.1 g fiber; 3 g sugar; 23.1 g protein; 2143 IU vitamin a iu; 5 mg vitamin c; 43 mcg folate; 104 mg calcium; 2 mg iron; 56 mg magnesium;