Cajun Vegetables and Shrimp

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Southern Living

Recipe Time

Prep: 15 Minutes
Cook: 25 Minutes


1 tablespoon butter
1 cup diced Canadian bacon
1 cup diced Cajun sausage
1 red bell pepper, chopped
1 green bell pepper, chopped
2 celery ribs, sliced
1 (14 1/2-oz.) can diced tomatoes
1 cup frozen peeled raw shrimp, thawed
1 teaspoon Creole seasoning


1. Melt butter in a large nonstick skillet over medium-high heat; cook Canadian bacon and sausage in skillet 6 to 7 minutes or until lightly browned. Remove bacon and sausage from skillet, reserving drippings in skillet.

2. Sauté bell peppers and celery in pan drippings over medium-high heat 8 to 10 minutes or until tender. Stir in diced tomatoes, and cook, stirring occasionally, 2 to 3 minutes or until thoroughly heated.

3. Add bacon, sausage, shrimp, and Creole seasoning to skillet, and cook, stirring occasionally, 5 minutes or just until shrimp turn pink. Serve warm over waffles.

Note: For testing purposes only, we used Jiffy Corn Muffin Mix.

Anne K. Hall, Greenwood, South Carolina,

Southern Living

September 2007
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