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Mediterranean Shrimp and Couscous Saute
with kalamata olives / artichoke hearts / feta

Active: 35 min Total: 35 min
Packed with some of our favorite Mediterranean ingredients, this shrimp and couscous saute comes together in a flash.
Smarts: This is a great meal for using up leftover vegetables, so feel free to add in your favorites.
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Ingredients

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Servings:
4
Mediterranean Shrimp and Couscous Saute:
  • Shrimp, peeled and deveined - 1 lb
  • Bell pepper, green - 1 , chopped
  • Bell pepper, red - 1 , chopped
  • Garlic - 2 cloves , chopped
  • Parsley - 2 Tbsp , chopped
  • Olives, Kalamata, pitted - 1/4 cup , sliced (sub any olives)
  • Artichoke hearts, marinated in oil - 1 cup , chopped
  • Oil, cooking - 1 Tbsp
  • Za'atar - 2 tsp
  • Red pepper flakes (opt) - 1/2 tsp
  • Couscous, cooked (ingredients listed separately) - ~3 cups
  • Vinegar, red wine - 2 tsp
  • Cheese, feta - 3 oz , crumbled
  • Lemon juice - 2 tsp
Couscous:
  • Stock, any type - 1 1/2 cups (sub water)
  • Salt - 1/2 tsp
  • Butter - 1 Tbsp
  • Couscous, uncooked - 1 cup

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Prep

  1. Shrimp - Defrost, rinse, and pat dry. Season with some salt and pepper.
  2. Make couscous - Combine stock, salt, and butter in a saucepan. Cover and bring to a boil. Remove from heat. Stir in couscous and cover with lid. Let stand for ~5 minutes before fluffing with a fork. (Can be done up to 5 days ahead)
  3. Bell peppers / Garlic / Parsley / Olives / Artichoke hearts - Prep as directed. Store separately. (Can be done up to 5 days ahead)

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Make

  1. Heat a wok or skillet over medium-high heat. Add oil and then bell peppers to heated oil. Saute until soft, 3 to 4 minutes.
  2. Add shrimp, garlic, za’atar, and red pepper flakes and saute until shrimp is cooked through, 4 to 5 minutes.
  3. Stir in couscous, olives, artichoke hearts, and vinegar and cook just until everything is heated through.
  4. Season couscous with some salt and pepper. (You can also add some more vinegar and / or red pepper flakes if you’d like.)
  5. Crumble feta over couscous and top with lemon juice and parsley. Enjoy!

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