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Cherry Tomatoes and Shrimp over Parmesan Couscous

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“To me, the classic trio of tomatoes, basil and garlic is comfort food. This is another recipe from Cooking Pleasures.”

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  1. Heat 4 Tbs of the olive oil in a large skillet over LOW heat until hot.
  2. Add the garlic and crushed red pepper.
  3. Simmer for about 5 min, stirring occasionally.
  4. Add the wine, and increase the heat to medium-low.
  5. Gently boil for about 2 minute.
  6. Increase the heat again to medium - medium high and add the tomatoes, shrimp and 3/4 tsp salt.
  7. Cook for 2-3 min more, or until the shrimp turn pink, stirring occasionally.
  8. Stir in the basil.
  9. Meanwhile, bring the water, remaining 1 Tbs olive oil and remaining 1/4 tsp salt to a boil in a medium saucepan over medium high heat.
  10. Remove from the heat and stir in the couscous.
  11. Cover and let stand for 5 minutes.
  12. Toss with 1 cup of the cheese.
  13. Transfer the cooked couscous to a serving bowl and top with the shrimp and tomatoes.
  14. Sprinkle the top with the remaining 1/4 cup of cheese.

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