I've never been to Greece, so I'm not sure of the authenticity of this dish. However, I know it's tasty, easy, and quick to make from pantry & freezer staples, which is a good thing since I don't have a whole lot of time to cook these days. :) Enjoy!
Greek Shrimp & Couscous
1 (10-ounce) package couscous
2 teaspoons olive oil
1 pound frozen shrimp, thawed, peeled and de-veined
1 (14-ounce) can diced tomatoes with green pepper and onion, drained
1/2 cup Greek black olives, pitted and chopped
1 tablespoon dried mint leaves
1 teaspoon garlic and herb seasoning (i.e., Ms. Dash brand)
1 teaspoon dried oregano
Salt and freshly ground black pepper
In a medium saucepan, cook couscous according to package directions. (Or, for more flavor, use broth instead of water.)
In a separate pan/skillet, add olive oil and shrimp. Add tomatoes, olives, mint, garlic and herb seasoning, and oregano. Simmer for about 3 to 5 minutes to cook shrimp and heat through. Season, to taste, with salt and black pepper. Pour over couscous and serve.
Recipe courtesy Robin Miller/Food Network