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Quinoa & Shrimp Paella. Our Quinoa and Shrimp Paella is adapted from the traditional Spanish version.

Quinoa & Shrimp Paella

Normally, paella is made with rice, but we decided to use quinoa and it turned out wonderfully. We love the versatility of paella, because it can be made with chicken, lobster, sausage, green beans, fresh tomatoes, and lima beans. Yields: 7 servings | Serving Size: 1 cup | Calories: 273 | Total Fat: 6 g | Saturated Fat: 1 g | Trans Fat: 0 g | Cholesterol: 125 | Carbohydrates: 33 g | Sodium: 412 mg | Dietary Fiber: 5 g | Sugars: 3 g | Protein: 22 g | SmartPoints: 7 | Ingredients Directions Tip: If saffron is available, it's recommended because of it's distinct Spanish flavor, making it perfect for this dish.

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