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Garlic Butter Shrimp with Vegetable Quinoa


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Ingredients

1 cup quinoa
2 cups chicken stock
1/2 cup pitted kalamata olives, sliced
1/2 cup tomato, diced
1/2 cup red onion, diced
1/2 cup artichoke hearts, drained and sliced
1 clove garlic, minced
1-2 Tbls. butter
1 cup shrimp, cleaned and deveined
pepper to taste (you won't need salt thanks to the olives)


Bring stock to a boil


Add quinoa and reduce to a simmer, cook 15 to 20 minutes or until liquid is absorbed


Remove from heat, fold in olives, tomato, and artichoke hearts


Cover and set aside


In a saute pan, melt butter


Add onion and cook until tender


Add garlic and cook 1 minute


Add shrimp and cook until pink, 3- 5 minutes


Fold shrimp into quinoa mixture and serve hot


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Notes

Inspired by a quinoa side dish recipe by Tyler Florence, I threw this together for dinner last night. It was delish!

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