Creamy Shrimp Salad Rolls

Recipe makes~4 servings

Ingredients

  • ½ c farro (uncooked)
  • 8 oz pre-cooked cocktail shrimp, frozen
  • 1-2 Tbsp olive oil
  • 2 cloves fresh garlic, minced
  • ½ c onion, raw chopped
  • 2 Tbsp Mexican chili powder
  • ½ c low sodium chicken broth
  • 1 Tbsp Mrs. Dash Fiesta Lime seasoning
  • ¼ tsp salt
  • 1 tsp black pepper
  • 1 tsp garlic powder
  • 1 c alfredo (Bertoli Garlic Alfredo with Aged Parmesan Cheese Sauce)

Directions 

  1. Follow directions for preparation of farro per package. In general, combine water and 1c farro in a pot and bring to a boil. Simmer until tender, then drain/rinse.
  2. While farro is cooking, thaw shrimp under cold running water. Remove tails if needed.
  3. In a deep fry-pan, add garlic and olive oil, and then add onions. Once onions are translucent, add chili powder and fiesta lime seasoning.
  4. Add cooked farro and shrimp to fry-pan and stir to combine. Then add remainder of seasonings (salt, pepper, garlic powder) and broth to pan; simmer until broth has reduced almost completely.
  5. Finally, mix in alfredo sauce. Heat mixture thoroughly, and then remove from heat.
  6. Allow mixture to sit 5 minutes to thicken.

 Toasted Bun

  • 4 hot dog buns (or whatever is on hand)
  • 2 Tbsp Country Crock margarine OR cooking spray
  • 1 c Romaine lettuce
  1. Spread thin layer of Country Crock on hot dog bun OR spray thoroughly with cooking spray.
  2. Grill buns open faced in a hot pan until golden brown.
  3. Top 1 grilled bun with lettuce and 1 serving shrimp salad.

Nutrition Facts*

Per Serving (Shrimp Salad only): Calories: 260, Carbs: 21g, Fat 15g, Protein: 13g

Per Serving on Toasted Bun: Calories: 400, Carbs: 42g, Fat 21g, Protein: 16g

Hot dog bun adds ~110 calories

Margarine adds ~30 calories

Cooking spray adds ~0 calories

*Approximate values obtained from MyFitnessPal

Recipe developed by: Amanda E Kruse  RD, CD & Spencer D Hotz

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