Cherry Tomatoes and Shrimp over Parmesan Couscous

Total Time
Prep 10 mins
Cook 25 mins

To me, the classic trio of tomatoes, basil and garlic is comfort food. This is another recipe from Cooking Pleasures.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Heat 4 Tbs of the olive oil in a large skillet over LOW heat until hot.
  2. Add the garlic and crushed red pepper.
  3. Simmer for about 5 min, stirring occasionally.
  4. Add the wine, and increase the heat to medium-low.
  5. Gently boil for about 2 minute.
  6. Increase the heat again to medium - medium high and add the tomatoes, shrimp and 3/4 tsp salt.
  7. Cook for 2-3 min more, or until the shrimp turn pink, stirring occasionally.
  8. Stir in the basil.
  9. Meanwhile, bring the water, remaining 1 Tbs olive oil and remaining 1/4 tsp salt to a boil in a medium saucepan over medium high heat.
  10. Remove from the heat and stir in the couscous.
  11. Cover and let stand for 5 minutes.
  12. Toss with 1 cup of the cheese.
  13. Transfer the cooked couscous to a serving bowl and top with the shrimp and tomatoes.
  14. Sprinkle the top with the remaining 1/4 cup of cheese.

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