Cooking Louisiana  -  Shrimp Marguerite
Shrimp Marguerite (Low-fat/Diabetic)

½ cup low-fat margarine
2 cups cooked rice
½ cup onion, chopped
½ cup parsley and onion tops
½ cup each: celery, bell pepper, chopped
1 can Rotel tomatoes
2 cloves garlic, chopped
1 tsp Italian seasoning
4 slices bread (soaked and squeezed)
6 tablespoons bread crumbs
1 can Cream of Mushroom soup
1-2 cups raw shrimp, peeled
Cooking spray

Sauté onion, bell pepper, celery, parsley, onion tops, and garlic, in margarine, for 5 minutes or until onions are clear. Add shrimp and Rotel. Cook another 10 minutes. Add soup and bread. Blend well. Add rice. Spoon into a 9X13 sprayed baking pan. Cover with plain bread crumbs. Dot with margarine. Bake at 450 for 30 minutes. After removing from oven, let it settle for 15 minutes, before serving.

Serves 12

Audrey F.
Larose, LA.