Mediterranean Beans and Shrimp
Servings: 8 people
A quick and easy recipe with simple ingredients, yet very filling and falvorful. It is a great dish for a summer lunch or dinner.
- 1/4 cup olive oil
- 5 garlic cloves, minced.
- 1 cup grated carrots.
- 1 tbsp red pepper paste
- 2 lb shrimp, deveined.
- 16 oz white beans, precooked.
- 2 tbsp chopped parsley
- 2 tbsp chopped basil.
- 1 small lemon, zest and juice
- 3 tsp salt
- 1/2 tsp black pepper
- 1 tsp paprika
Preheat the oil in a soup pot, then saute the garlic and the carrots for one minute.
Add in the shrimp and continue sauteing for a minute.
Incorporate the beans and the pepper paste. Give it a quick stir to coat.
Season with salt, pepper, paprika, lemon zest, juice, and herbs. Give it a quick stir.
For a soup, add enough hot water then bring to a boil before reducing to simmer. It will be ready in about 20 minutes.
For a topping, add a cup of water then let simmer for ten minutes or unti the beans are soft.
- You can hot pepper if you prefer spicy soups.
- Use diced tomatoes to replace the pepper paste.
- Substitute tomato paste for the pepper paste.
Calories: 388kcal | Carbohydrates: 39g