One-Pot Shrimp and Couscous

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There is very little cleanup after cooking this colourful dish. Toasting the couscous gives it a boost of nuttiness.

  • Portion size 6 servings

Ingredients

  • 2 tablespoons butter
  • 1 sweet onion thinly sliced
  • 3 cloves garlic chopped
  • 1/2 teaspoon smoked paprika
  • 1/4 teaspoon each salt and pepper
  • 1 cup couscous
  • 450 g deveined peeled medium shrimp
  • 1 cup grape tomato
  • 1 cup sodium-reduced chicken broth or vegetable broth
  • 4 cups baby spinach

Method

In large Dutch oven or saucepan, melt butter over medium-high heat; cook onion, garlic, paprika, salt and pepper, stirring occasionally, until softened, about 5 minutes.

Add couscous; toast for 2 minutes. Stir in shrimp, tomatoes and broth; bring to boil, Cover and turn off heat; let stand on burner until no liquid remains and shrimp are pink, about 5 minutes. Stir in spinach.

Nutritional facts per each of 6 servings: about

  • Fibre 2 g
  • Sodium 358 mg
  • Sugars 5 g
  • Protein 21 g
  • Calories 249.0
  • Total fat 6 g
  • Potassium 434 mg
  • Cholesterol 125 mg
  • Saturated fat 3 g
  • Total carbohydrate 29 g

%RDI

  • Iron 23.0
  • Fibre 0.0
  • Folate 29.0
  • Sodium 0.0
  • Sugars 0.0
  • Calcium 9.0
  • Protein 0.0
  • Calories 0.0
  • Total fat 0.0
  • Vitamin A 30.0
  • Vitamin C 15.0
  • Potassium 0.0
  • Cholesterol 0.0
  • Saturated fat 0.0
  • Total carbohydrate 0.0
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