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Wednesday, April 7, 2010

Garlic Shrimp, Tomatoes, and Feta with Couscous


We have decided that we really like garlic over here.  Right?  So I went ahead and semi-made up this garlic shrimp recipe the other night.  It is similar to something that my mom may have made me before.  I think.  Sorry if I stole it.  I used a garlic theme for this one though.  And its not too bad for you or too hard to make.  This made about 2.5 servings, maybe more if you eat less!

Ingredients
3/4 pound of raw, peeled shrimp
1 teaspoon olive oil
1 teaspoon minced garlic (I use the refrigerated canned kind)
1 can of petite diced tomatoes
garlic salt
container of feta cheese (I used a reduced fat tomato and basil flavored one)
lemon
prepared couscous to serve with shrimp

-Preheat oven to 400. 
-Add olive oil and garlic to a pan on the stove and cook for a couple minutes before adding shrimp
-Cook the shrimp until they are light pink, not quite done
-Put the shrimp in a baking dish
-In the original pot, add the can of tomatoes and some garlic salt.  Cook until the tomato juice boils.
-Pour tomato mixture over shrimp and sprinkle with about 2/3 of the container of feta
-Bake at 400 degrees for 10-15 minutes.
-Serve over couscous and squeeze lemon on top before serving


Anybody got any other good shrimp and/or garlic recipes?

8 comments:

Jenni said...

Yummy! I love shrimp, garlic, and couscous. I am going to need to try this one.

Shana said...

Look delish. I'm always looking for good things to do with shrimp.

Salt said...

I've got nothing, but that looks incredible and contains pretty much all of my favorite things!

Bonnie said...

That looks really good... i might try making it. You cant go wrong with feta. Was it a hit at the Jellisen house? Will you make it again?

JMJE said...

B liked it. I liked it. I will make it again. I was iffy on the couscous but I liked it. My dad claims I stole it directly from my mom.

Amanda said...

Shrimp and garlic, you make my life complete. Num.

Crazy Shenanigans said...

That looks good! You always come up with really great dishes!

mariahsmile said...

I love couscous and it is so easy to prepare! Feta is another favorite so it sounds like I'm going to have to make this recipe! Printing it out right now...