Couscous Paella With Shrimp

Makes: 6 servings at $2.63 each. Prep: 20 minutes. Cook: about 12 minutes. Stand: 5 minutes.

Couscous Paella With Shrimp
Servings: 6 Prep 20 mins Cook 12 mins Stand 5 mins

Ingredients

  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1 medium-size onion, chopped
  • 3 cloves garlic, chopped
  • 1 medium-size sweet red pepper, cut into 1/2-inch dice
  • 1 medium-size sweet yellow pepper, cut into 1/2-inch dice
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon black pepper
  • 1/2 teaspoon dried thyme
  • 1/2 teaspoon red-pepper flakes
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground turmeric
  • 1 14 1/2 ounce can chicken broth
  • 1 cup water
  • 1 10 ounce box frozen peas, thawed
  • 1 1/2 pounds shrimp, shelled and cleaned
  • 1 10 ounce box couscous
  • 1/2 cup pitted black olives, sliced

Make It

1. Heat oil in 8- to 10-quart heavy-bottomed pot. Add onion, garlic and sweet peppers; cook until peppers are tender, 8 minutes. Add salt, black pepper, thyme, pepper flakes and turmeric; cook 1 minute. Add broth, water, peas and shrimp; simmer, covered, 2 minutes.

2. Remove from heat. Stir in couscous; cover; let stand 5 minutes. Serve, garnished with olives.

Nutrition Facts

Servings Per Recipe: 6; Amount Per Serving: cal. (kcal): 358, Fat, total (g): 9, chol. (mg): 136, sat. fat (g): 1, carb. (g): 47, fiber (g): 6, pro. (g): 24, sodium (mg): 938, Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.