Tomato, Shrimp and Couscous Salad Recipe

This meal comes together quickly and works great on nights you are in a hurry.

May 2005

  • couscous
    While the shrimp are steaming or on the grill, prepare the couscous and chop the peppers, tomatoes and onions.
    Photo by GettyImages/FSerega
  • couscous

Yield: 4 servings

A variety of colorful ingredients combined makes a cool, refreshing salad.


  • 1 package (6 oz.) roasted garlic OR other flavored couscous
  • 8 ounces shelled, cooked shrimp 
  • 2 fully ripened tomatoes, cut in wedges
  • 1 sweet yellow bell pepper, diced
  • 1/2 cup Italian salad dressing, divided
  • 1/2 cup crumbled feta cheese
  • 1/4 cup sliced green onions


  1. Prepare couscous according to package directions; cool.
  2. In a medium-sized bowl, combine shrimp, tomatoes, yellow pepper and 1/4 cup dressing. 
  3. To couscous, add feta, green onions and remaining dressing; mix gently. 
  4. Mound couscous mixture on 4 plates, dividing evenly; top with marinated tomato and shrimp mixture. 

This recipe originally aired in the May 2005 issue of Heart of the Home.

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