Grilled Shrimp and Vegetables with Pearl Couscous
Grilled Shrimp and Vegetables with Pearl Couscous
  • prep: 1 hr
  • cook: 0 hr
  • total: 1 hr
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  • Summary

    This riff on traditional pasta salad gets an added layer of flavor from golden pearls of toasted couscous.

    Ingredients

    • 3 tablespoons red-wine vinegar
    • 3 tablespoons chopped fresh oregano
    • 2 tablespoons chopped fresh thyme
    • 1 large garlic clove, finely chopped
    • 1 3/4 teaspoons salt
    • 3/4 teaspoon black pepper
    • 1/3 cup plus 1/4 cup olive oil
    • 2 1/4 cups pearl couscous (sometimes called Israeli couscous; 3/4 pound)
    • 1 3/4 cups reduced-sodium chicken broth (14 fl ounces)
    • 1 cup water
    • 1/4 teaspoon crumbled saffron threads
    • 2 lb large shrimp (21 to 25 per pound), peeled and deveined if necessary
    • 2 medium red onions (1 pound total)
    • 2 pounds large zucchini (about 4), cut diagonally into 1/2-inch-thick slices
    • 6 ounces feta, crumbled (1 1/4 cups)
    • about 12 (8-inch) wooden skewers and 20 wooden picks (round, not flat), soaked in water 30 minutes

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    Nutrition

    Nutritional Info
    • Servings Per Recipe: 6
    • Amount Per Serving
    • Calories: 752 % Daily Value *
    • Total Fat: 22 g 34.36%
    • Saturated Fat: 4 g 18.02%
    • Trans Fat: 0 g %
    • Cholesterol: 0 mg 0%
    • Sodium: 849 mg 35.37%
    • Calcium: 108 mg 10.85%
    • Potassium: 663 mg 18.94%
    • Magnesium: 0 mg 0%
    • Iron: 7 mg 41.08%
    • Zinc: 0 mg 0%
    • Total Carbohydrate: 113 g %
    • Dietary Fiber: 18 g 70.83%
    • Sugar: 0 g
    • Protein: 22 g
    • Alcohol: 0 g
    • Omega 3 Fatty Acid: 0 g
    • Omega 6 Fatty Acid: 1 g
    • Vitamin A 1.79%
    • Vitamin C 4.7%
    • Vitamin D 0%
    • * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your Daily Values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
    Diabetes Exchanges
    • Exchange - Fat3
    • Exchange - Fruit0
    • Exchange - NonFat Milk0
    • Exchange - Other Carbs0
    • Exchange - Starch7
    • Exchange - Vegetables0
    • Exchange - Lean Meat0
    • Exchange - Alcohol0
    MyPlate Info
    • MyPlate - Grain Total9 oz-eq
    • MyPlate - Vegetable Total0 c
    • MyPlate - Fruit0 c
    • MyPlate - Dairy0 c
    • MyPlate - Protein Total0 oz-eq

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