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Spanish Shrimp-and-Chorizo Cauli-Rice Cucumber and Avocado Salad

Recipe selected from the eMeals Low Carb Family Plan.

Spanish Shrimp-and-Chorizo Cauli-Rice

Serves 6


  • 1½ lb peeled and deveined, large raw shrimp
  • 2 Tbsp olive oil
  • ½ (16-oz) pkg ground chorizo sausage (such as Johnsonville)
  • 1 large onion, chopped
  • 2 cloves garlic, chopped
  • 2 Tbsp tomato paste
  • 2 tsp smoked paprika (or use paprika)
  • 1½ cups chicken broth
  • 1 (16-oz) pkg cauliflower crumbles
  • 4 Roma tomatoes, chopped
  • ½ cup pitted Castelvetrano olives, coarsely chopped (or any green olive)
  • ¼ cup chopped fresh cilantro


  1. Sprinkle shrimp lightly with salt and pepper. Sauté in hot oil in a large skillet over medium-high heat 2 to 3 minutes or until shrimp turn pink. Remove from skillet.
  2. Cook chorizo in pan 6 to 8 minutes or until browned and crumbly. Add onion and garlic; cook 5 minutes or until onion is tender. Stir in tomato paste and paprika; cook 1 minute or until fragrant.
  3. Stir in broth, scraping pan to loosen browned bits. Add cauliflower; cook 12 to 14 minutes or until cauliflower is tender and liquid is evaporated, stirring often.
  4. Add shrimp, tomatoes, and olives; cook 1 to 2 minutes or until thoroughly heated. Season with salt and pepper to taste. Sprinkle with cilantro.

Cucumber and Avocado Salad

Serves 6


  • 2 cucumbers, thinly sliced
  • 2 avocados, sliced
  • 2 Tbsp olive oil
  • 2 Tbsp fresh lime juice
  • 1 Tbsp apple cider vinegar
  • 1 clove garlic, minced
  • ½ jalapeño pepper, seeded and minced


  1. Arrange cucumber and avocado on a platter.
  2. Whisk together oil, lime juice, vinegar, and garlic; drizzle over cucumber and avocado. Sprinkle with jalapeño. Season with salt to taste.



Nutritional Information

Main Side Total
Servings 6 6
Servings 6 6 12

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