Shrimp creole (microwave)

Yield: 4 Servings

Measure Ingredient
1 cup Green pepper; chopped
½ cup Celery; chopped
1 each Garlic clove; minced
3 tablespoons Butter or margarine
1 can Whole tomatoes (16 oz.)
1 can Tomato paste (6 oz.)
2 teaspoons Parsley flakes
½ teaspoon Salt
¼ teaspoon Red pepper
1 pounds Fresh shrimp; peel, devein

Combine first 5 ingredients in 2 quart casserole dish. Cover with plastic wrap. Be sure to leave a corner uncovered to allow steam to escape. Micro on High for 3 min. Drain tomatoes and set aside ½ to ⅔ cup of juice. Chop tomatoes and add to juice. Add tomato paste and the rest of the ingredients. Add to vegetable mixture. Cover and micro at Med-High for 10 to 12 minutes or until shrimp are done, stirring after 5 min. Let stand 5 min. Serve over hot rice.

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