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  1. Shrimp & Asparagus with Lemon Quinoa

Shrimp & Asparagus with Lemon Quinoa

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4 servings, 1/4 recipe (332 g) each

Need a fresh and flavourful dinner recipe? Look no further! This Shrimp & Asparagus with Lemon Quinoa is for you!

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  • Heat oil in large nonstick skillet on medium-high heat. Add asparagus and peppers; stir-fry 3 min. Transfer to bowl; cover to keep warm.
  • Add shrimp and garlic to skillet; stir-fry 3 min. or until shrimp turn pink. Add dressing and cooked vegetables; stir-fry 1 min. or until heated through. Stir in 2 Tbsp. cheese.
  • Toss quinoa with lemon juice. Serve topped with shrimp mixture and remaining cheese.

How to Cook the Quinoa

To make the 2-2/3 cups cooked quinoa needed to prepare this tasty recipe, bring 1 cup water and 1/2 cup uncooked quinoa to boil in saucepan on high heat. Simmer on medium-low heat 15 min. or until quinoa is tender and liquid is absorbed. Fluff with a fork.

Special Extra

Garnish with 2 Tbsp. sliced fresh basil leaves or chopped fresh parsley just before serving.


  • 4 servings, 1/4 recipe (332 g) each

Healthy Living

  • Healthy Living

Diet Exchange

  • 2 Carbohydrates
  • 3.5 Meat & Alternatives
  • 1 Fats

Nutrition Bonus

The quinoa and shrimp in this fresh delicious recipe provide 31g of protein per serving.

Nutritional Information

Serving Size 4 servings, 1/4 recipe (332 g) each
Calories 340
% Daily Value
Total fat 10g
Saturated fat 2g
Cholesterol 180mg
Sodium 550mg
Carbohydrate 33g
Dietary fibre 5g
Sugars 4g
Protein 31g
Vitamin A 20 %DV
Vitamin C 80 %DV
Calcium 15 %DV
Iron 35 %DV

* Nutrition information is estimated based on the ingredients and cooking instructions as described in each recipe and is intended to be used for informational purposes only. Please note that nutrition details may vary based on methods of preparation, origin and freshness of ingredients used.

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