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Spicy Shrimp with Cauliflower Mash and Garlic Kale Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Camylle Elkins

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Category:

Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
for the cauliflower mash:
2 tablespoons olive oil
1 head cauliflower, cut into small florets (about 6 cups)
3 cloves garlic, minced
1 cup milk
3 cups vegetable or chicken broth
1 14-ounce can white beans, rinsed and drained
Ĺ cup cornmeal
Ĺ cup shredded cheese, like sharp cheddar or havarti
1 teaspoon salt

for the kale:
1 tablespoon bacon fat (or olive oil)
3 cups kalettes OR chopped kale
3 cloves garlic, minced


for the shrimp:
1 tablespoon olive oil
1Ĺ lb. shrimp (enough for 4 people)
a few good shakes of garlic salt, chili powder, cayenne, and/or black pepper

Directions:
Directions:
Cauliflower Mash: Heat the olive oil in a large soup pot. Add the cauliflower and garlic. Saute for a minute or two, until the garlic is fragrant. Add the milk and 2 cups broth. Simmer for 10 minutes or until soft. Add the white beans and mash roughly with the back of a large wooden spoon. It will be soupy Ė thatís okay. Stir in the cornmeal and things will start to thicken a bit. Adjust the consistency by adding in the last cup of broth as needed. Stir in the cheese and season to taste.

Kale: Heat the bacon fat in a nonstick skillet over medium low heat. Add the greens and garlic and saute until softened. For the kalettes, I added a little water at the end to sort of steam them to finish them off. Remove kale and wipe out pan with a paper towel.

Shrimp: In the same skillet, add the oil over medium heat. Pat the shrimp dry. Add to the pan and sprinkle with seasonings to taste. Cook for just a few minutes and then add a quick splash of water or broth to the pan (about 2 tablespoons) to pull the browned bits and spices into something of a saucy-coating for the shrimp. Itís delicious.

Serve: Serve the shrimp and kale over a big pile of cauliflower mash!

Number Of Servings:
Number Of Servings:
4

 

 

 

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