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Shrimp Creole

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Ingredients

1/2 cup chopped onion
1/2 cup chopped celery
1/2 cup chopped green pepper
2 cloves garlic
2 tablespoons margarine
1 can (6 ounces) tomatoes, cut up
2 tablespoons parsley
1/2 teaspoon salt
1/2 teaspoon paprika
1/8 teaspoon red pepper
1 bay leaf
2 tablespoons cold water
4 teaspoons cornstarch
12 ounces shrimp
2 cups hot cooked rice

Instructions

In large skillet, cook onion, celery, green pepper and garlic in margarine until tender and brown. Stir in drained tomatoes, parsley, salt, paprika, red pepper and bay leaf. Bring to boiling, reduce heat, cover and simmer 15 minutes. Stir together cold water and cornstarch. Stir cornstarch mixture and thawed shrimp into tomato mixture. Cook and stir until thickened and bubbly for about 2 minutes or until shrimp turns pink. Remove bay leaf. Serve over rice. Serves 4.

Betty Paustian
Davenport



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1889 -- 125 years ago: The Rock Island Citizens Improvement Association held a special meeting to consider the proposition of consolidating Rock Island and Moline.
1914 -- 100 years ago: The home of A. Freeman, 806 3rd Ave., was entered by a burglar while a circus parade was in progress and about $100 worth of jewelry and $5 in cash were taken.
1939 -- 75 years ago: The million dollar dredge, Rock Island, of the Rock Island district of United States engineers will be in this area this week to deepen the channel at the site of the new Rock Island-Davenport bridge.
1964 -- 50 years ago: The Argus "walked" to a 13-0 victory over American Container Corporation last night to clinch the championship of Rock Island's A Softball League at Northwest Douglas Park.
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