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Active Time : 20 Minutes
Total Time : 2 Hour 15 Minutes
Serves : 8


  • 2 tablespoons Essential Everyday Pure Vegetable Oil
  • 1 1/2 cups chopped onion
  • 1 green bell pepper chopped
  • 1 tablespoon chopped garlic
  • 1 16 ounce package Essential Everyday Dried Navy Beans soaked, rinsed and drained
  • 6 cups Essential Everyday Reduced Sodium Chicken Broth
  • 2-3 tablespoons Creole seasoning divided
  • 1 teaspoon dried thyme leaves
  • 1/4 teaspoon cayenne pepper
  • 1 1/2 pounds uncooked shrimp peeled and deveined


In large saucepan or Dutch oven, heat oil over medium heat. Add onions, peppers and garlic; sauté until onions are softened (about 3-5 minutes).

Add soaked beans, chicken broth, 1-2 tablespoons Creole seasoning, thyme and cayenne pepper. Bring to a boil; reduce heat and simmer, partially covered, until beans are tender and creamy (about 2 hours).

Season shrimp with remaining 1 tablespoon Creole seasoning; add to beans and continue cooking until shrimp is opaque and cooked through (about 10 minutes).

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