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Healthy Dinner Recipe: Shrimp and Okra Gumbo
Randy Mayor

Shrimp and Okra Gumbo

Time: 40 minutes

Simple Sub: Use cubed skinless, boneless chicken breast in lieu of shrimp.

Serve with Creamy Yogurt Grits: Bring 2½ cups water to a boil in a medium saucepan. Gradually whisk in ¾ cup uncooked quick-cooking grits; cover, reduce heat, and simmer 8 minutes or until thick. Stir in 1 cup fat-free Greek-style yogurt, ½ teaspoon salt, and ½ teaspoon black pepper.

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