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Ellie Krieger's Quick, Healthy Dinner Tips

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Category: Main Dish, Healthy Recipes, Fish

 Ingredients List

  • 1 tbsp olive oil
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 lb lg peeled shrimp
  • 3 c snow peas (about 8 oz)
  • 1/4 c prepared basil pesto
  • 2 tbsp lemon juice


1. Put quinoa in fine mesh strainer and rinse well under cold water. Transfer to medium saucepan and add water. Bring to a boil, reduce heat to low, cover, and simmer until water is absorbed and quinoa is tender, 12 to 15 minutes. Fluff with fork and cover until ready to serve.

2. Heat oil in large nonstick frying pan over medium-high heat while quinoa cooks. Add garlic and cook, stirring, 30 seconds. Add shrimp and cook, stirring often, until just pink, about 3 minutes. Stir in snow peas and cook, stirring, 2 minutes longer. Add pesto and lemon juice and cook until warmed and shrimp is done, about 1 minute. Serve over quinoa.

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