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Shrimp Couscous with Mint

Yield 4 servings (serving size: 1 1/2 cups)

Ingredients

  • 1 1/2 cups water
  • 1 cup uncooked couscous
  • 1/2 cup thinly sliced green onions
  • 1/3 cup diced red bell pepper
  • 2 tablespoons chopped fresh mint
  • 1/2 pound medium shrimp, cooked and peeled
  • 1 (10-ounce) package frozen green peas, thawed
  • 1/4 cup low-salt chicken broth
  • 3 tablespoons white wine vinegar
  • 1 1/2 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil
  • 1/2 teaspoon sugar
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon coarsely ground pepper

Nutrition Information

  • calories 286
  • caloriesfromfat 20 %
  • fat 6.4 g
  • satfat 0.9 g
  • monofat 3.9 g
  • polyfat 0.8 g
  • protein 18.1 g
  • carbohydrate 39.3 g
  • fiber 5.4 g
  • cholesterol 83 mg
  • iron 3.8 mg
  • sodium 483 mg
  • calcium 51 mg

How to Make It

  1. Bring water to a boil in a medium saucepan; stir in couscous. Remove from heat; cover and let stand 5 minutes. Fluff with a fork. Combine couscous, green onions, bell pepper, mint, shrimp, and green peas in a bowl; set aside.

  2. Combine broth and remaining ingredients; stir well with whisk. Pour dressing over couscous mixture, tossing gently to coat.