Delicious Shrimp and Spinach Bowl (Lean Dinner Choice)

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Category: Main Dishes | Blog URL: http://www.alexliska.com/2010/01/delicious-shrimp-and-spinach-bowl.html

This recipe was entered in The Foodista Best of Food Blogs Cookbook contest, a compilation of the world’s best food blogs which was published in Fall 2010.

Ingredients

1 package frozen chopped spinach (thaw it out)
1/2 medium onion, diced into small pieces
1 tablespoon organic salted butter or 1 tbsp extra virgin olive oil (i think the 1 tablespoon soy sauce
1/2 cup skim milk
3 tablespoons Plain Fat-free yogurt
1/2 cup fat-free plain cottage cheese OR 1small container "mediterranean flavored" cottage c
10 med/large thawed frozen Shrimp; you can also use fresh Shrimp. Chop them up into
salt, paprika and black pepper for seasoning

Preparation

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In a medium sized frying pan, lightly sautee the onions and garlic in butter/olive oil until slightly brown. Add the thawed spinach, soy sauce, paprika, black pepper and salt (1 tsp salt should be enough....its up to how you like it). Cook for 3-5 minutes on med-high heat. Turn down the heat and add the skim milk, mix well and cover the frying pan w/ a plate or if it has its own cover you can use that. Let sit on low heat for about 5 minutes. Place the components from the frying pan into a bowl and add the yogurt, mix then add the shrimp, followed by the cottage cheese. Mix the ingredients in the bowl and

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Here is one of my favorite recipes...it's high in protein, flavorful and light yet filling...

This dish is HIGH in protein, iron, calcium, fiber, vitamin D & E & C, probiotics and is low in calories. It's also low in carbs so it's a great lunch/dinner choice!!! :)

***NOTE*** If you're lactose intolerant, forget the yogurt/cottage cheese/skim milk (if these things upset your stomach) and add in 5-7 extra chopped shrimp to keep the protein intake high ;)

Yield:

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February 19, 2010

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