Tuesday, July 19, 2011

standard issue...

here is a quick easy weeknight recipe that is becoming a standard in our house. it is fresh, light and delicious....


lemony shrimp with white beans and couscous



in a saucepan, bring 2 cups water to a boil.

stir in the couscous and ¼ teaspoon salt. cover and let sit off heat for 5 minutes;

 fluff with a fork before serving.

meanwhile, heat 1 tablespoon of the butter in a large skillet over medium-high heat.

add the garlic and scallions and cook for 30 seconds. add the shrimp and cook, stirring, until they begin to turn pink, about 3 minutes.

stir in the beans, parsley, lemon juice, remaining 2 tablespoons butter, 1 teaspoon salt, and ¼ teaspoon pepper.

cook until heated through, 2 to 3 minutes. serve with the couscous.


recipe via real simple

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