shrimp cups

Serves 4
For the Shrimp and pastry:
4 puff pastry shells, 12 Large shrimps (tails on), 12 fresh basil leaves (whole), 2 Tbsp Extra Virgin Olive Oil, 2 Tbsp fresh lemon juice
How to make: Place pastry puffs on an ungreased cookie sheet. Cook in 400 degree F oven for 15-20 minutes (until edges are slightly golden). Saute shrimp in saute pan over med heat, w/ olive oil and lemon juice until tender (about 2-3 minutes on each side; don't overcook).
For the Filling: 2-3 Tbsp olive oil, 1/4 cup French green beans, 1/4 cup yellow corn, 1/4 cup sun dried tomatoes (diced), 1/4 cup grilled red bell pepper (diced), 1/4 cup shredded mozzarella cheese, 1/4 tsp dried cumin, 1/4 tsp curry powder, 1/8 tsp salt, 1/8 tsp black pepper, 1/2 tsp lemon zest
How to Make: Mix all filling ingredients (except cheese) and saute over med heat 4-6 minutes, stirring occasionally. Remove from heat. Add cheese and mix all filling ingredients together. Place a pastry shell on a serving plate. Spoon in 2-3 Tbsp of filling in center of pastry shell. Evenly place 3 shrimps on top of the filling. Place basil in the center. Repeat for the other 3. Enjoy! Note, If you do not like shrimp, replace w/ chicken chunks, chopped bacon or prosciutto (about 2-3 oz per cup).

Note - Curry is a strong flavor. If you do not love curry then replace with a spice that you like!
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