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Shrimp Creole

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Here's something to warm you up on these cold days and nights! Lucy Greer shares a delicious recipe for Shrimp Creole.

     1 lb shrimp, peeled
     2 each small onions, diced small
     2 each celery ribs, diced small
     1 whole green bell pepper, diced small
     5 each Garlic cloves, finely chopped
     1 stick unsalted butter
     4 tablespoons flour
     2 cups chicken broth
     2 teaspoons kosher salt
     2 teaspoon celery seed
     2 teaspoons dried thyme
     2 teaspoons dried basil
     2 teaspoons sugar
     1 teaspoon black pepper
     15 oz tomato sauce
     28 oz diced tomatoes and green chilies, drained


     Melt butter in a large pot over medium high heat. Add onions, bell pepper, celery, garlic, salt, celery seed, thyme, basil, and pepper. Cook stirring often for 8-10 minutes, until vegetables have softened.
    Sprinkle the flour over vegetables, and stir well making sure flour is incorporated. Allow to cook while stirring constantly for 3 minutes.
    Add chicken broth while continuing to stir.
    Add tomatoes, tomato sauce, and sugar. Turn heat to high, and bring to a boil. Continue to stir.
    Once boiling, reduce heat to medium low, and simmer for 30 minutes to an hour.
    Add shrimp and allow them to cook while simmering, 8 minutes. Shrimp will be pink when cooked through.
    Serve over rice.


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