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Topped with Parmesan cheese, pine nuts, and fresh basil, this savory dish is sure to leave you satisfied.

Source: Diabetic Living Magazine




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Instructions Checklist
  • Thaw shrimp, if frozen. In a large bowl combine bulgur and 1/4 teaspoon of the salt; add boiling water. Let stand, covered, 15 minutes. Meanwhile, peel and devein shrimp, leaving tails intact if desired. Rinse shrimp; pat dry.

  • In a small bowl whisk together 2 tablespoons of the oil and the lemon juice; stir into bulgur. Stir in half of the basil.

  • In a 12-inch skillet heat remaining 1/2 tablespoon of oil over medium-high. Add shrimp; sprinkle with pepper and remaining 1/4 teaspoon salt. Cook and stir 3 to 4 minutes or until shrimp are opaque.

  • Divide bulgur among individual bowls. Top with shrimp, tomatoes, pine nuts, cheese and remaining basil.

Nutrition Facts

3/4 cup bulgur, 4 ounces shrimp and 1/2 cup tomatoes
396 calories; protein 37.1g; carbohydrates 32.1g; dietary fiber 6g; sugars 3g; fat 15g; saturated fat 2.2g; cholesterol 240.1mg; vitamin a iu 1336.5IU; vitamin c 17.2mg; folate 34.2mcg; calcium 172.1mg; iron 2.7mg; magnesium 145.8mg; potassium 832mg; sodium 524.1mg.

4 lean protein, 2 starch, 1 1/2 fat, 1/2 vegetable