Shrimp is low in saturated fat and calories. Additionally, it's high in vitamin B12 and vitamin D, which most Americans don't get enough of.


Credit: Leigh Beisch

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4 servings (serving size: 1 1/4 cups)


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  • Simmer 2 1/2 cups water and broth; keep warm. Heat oil in a saucepan over medium heat. Sauté onions 2 minutes. Add couscous. Cook 2 minutes; stir constantly. Stir in 1 cup broth mixture, rind, salt, and pepper; cook, stirring constantly, until liquid is nearly absorbed. Add remaining broth mixture, 1/2 cup at a time; stir constantly until each portion is absorbed before adding next. Add shrimp. Cook 2 minutes; stir constantly. Remove from heat; stir in cheese and parsley.


Nutrition Facts

343 calories; fat 11g; saturated fat 3g; mono fat 6g; poly fat 1g; protein 23g; carbohydrates 37g; fiber 3g; cholesterol 118mg; iron 3mg; sodium 661mg; calcium 195mg.