Lemon and Dill Shrimp with Cous Cous

I have pretty much eliminated all meat from my diet at this point but I do love seafood.

The rest of my family though has no desire to give up meat so seafood is a good compromise for us.

This simple dish was not only delicious and easy to make, it looked like a fancy gourmet meal. That worked perfectly since Real Food Jr. was spending the night with a friend so Mr. Real Food and I had a dinner date night at home!

This recipe takes less than 30 minutes to make too! I served it with this Spinach Tomato Salad for a beautiful, delicious, and healthy dinner.

Lemon and Dill Shrimp with Cous Cous

Cous Cous


1 cup cous cous

1 cup water

Zest of 1 lemon

Juice of 1 lemon

2 chopped scallions

1-2 tablespoons chopped fresh dill


Prepare cous cous according to package directions and mix in other ingredients.

Lemon Dill Shrimp


1 lb. fresh, raw, shelled and deveined shrimp

1 tablespoon fresh dill

Juice of 1/2 lemon


Add a little olive oil to heated skillet and add shrimp. Saute shrimp until they are opaque/white (about 5 minutes).  Add the dill and lemon juice with a little knob of butter.  Stir it all around to make a bit o sauce as butter and herbs mix.

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