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Garlic Shrimp & Artichoke Heart Quinoa

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Garlic Shrimp & Artichoke Heart Quinoa

Course: Main Course
Servings: 4 servings
Calories: 483kcal
Author: Gluten Free & More

Ingredients

  • cups water
  • Kosher salt
  • 1 cup pre-rinsed quinoa
  • 6 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil , divided use
  • 1 (14-ounce) can baby artichoke hearts in water
  • 3 garlic cloves , thinly sliced
  • 1 pound medium shrimp , peeled and deveined, tails on or off
  • 2 tablespoons fresh lemon juice
  • Freshly ground black pepper

Instructions

  • Bring 1½ cups water to a boil. Add 1 teaspoon of salt and the quinoa. Return to a boil, cover the pot, and reduce heat to a simmer. Cook for 15 minutes or until all the liquid is absorbed. Remove from the heat and let sit for 5 minutes. Fluff with a fork.
  • Drain the artichoke hearts, pat dry with paper towels, and cut in half lengthwise.
  • Heat a large skillet over medium high heat. Add 1 tablespoon of the olive oil and let heat for a few seconds. Add the cut artichoke hearts and cook for 5-6 minutes or until starting to brown, stirring gently occasionally. Add the sliced garlic and cook for 30 seconds.
  • Add 1 more tablespoon of the oil to the pan. Let heat for a few seconds and then add the shrimp. Cook, stirring gently occasionally, for 3-4 minutes or until the shrimp turns pink, starts to curl, and is opaque and not translucent.
  • Add to the cooked quinoa.
  • Combine the remaining 4 tablespoons of olive oil with the lemon juice, ½ teaspoon salt, and ¼ teaspoon pepper. Pour over the shrimp and quinoa and toss to coat. Season with additional salt and pepper if desired.

Nutrition

Nutrition Facts
Garlic Shrimp & Artichoke Heart Quinoa
Amount Per Serving
Calories 483 Calories from Fat 225
% Daily Value*
Fat 25g38%
Saturated Fat 3g15%
Cholesterol 286mg95%
Sodium 1255mg52%
Potassium 347mg10%
Carbohydrates 32g11%
Fiber 5g20%
Sugar 1g1%
Protein 30g60%
Vitamin A 7IU0%
Vitamin C 8mg10%
Calcium 192mg19%
Iron 5mg28%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.
Disclaimer: All nutrition facts on Simply Gluten Free are meant only as a guide and may differ depending on product brands used or ingredient substitutions. Some errors may occur, so you are encouraged to confirm the recipe’s ingredient and nutrition suitability for your own diet.
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