Monday, July 11, 2011

Easy Summer Dinner

 This recipe is so simple and quick, we love it on a hot Summer day. Hope you like it too!
Cold Cous Cous Salad

Grilled Shrimp

Cool Iced-Tea
Cous Cous:
1 box cous cous-follow directions on box. I add sea salt and olive oil to the water.
When cous cous is cooked, fluff with fork and refrigerate until cold. Once cold, add the following ingredients:

Fresh parsley-wash and snip, 3/4 cup
Grape or Cherry Tomatoes-wash and slice, 1 cup
Cucumber-peeled and diced, 1 cup
Sea salt-to taste
Olive oil-to taste, add a little at a time until you have preferred amount.
This serves 4-6 people.

Grilled Shrimp:
Shrimp-Peel and clean desired amount
Light Italian Dressing
Toss shrimp in bowl with dressing until coated
Skewer shrimp
Grill

Happy Cooking!

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8 comments:

Elaine @ Sunny Simple Life said...

Yum!! Can I come over for dinner?

Rettabug said...

Oh my gosh...what beautiful photos of some really yummy sounding food! I could dive right into that iced tea about now. Its 93┬║ outside. Thank God for A/C.

This is my first visit to your blog (not my last, either) & its Gorgeous! Well done!

fondly,
Rett

Happier Than a Pig in Mud said...

Sounds like a great dinner-beautiful pics:@)

Yvonne @ StoneGable said...

This is the perfect summer recipe. Full of bright and fresh flavors. I would love to make this entire menu!
Thank you for sharing this summer delight with ON THE MENU MONDAY!
Yvonne

Janine said...

This sounds fabulous... Shrimp and anything is an ideal dinner for me!!

Jann Olson said...

I just happen to have some cous cous in my pantry. I hold a stitching group at my home on Thurs. Everyone brings potluck. I am going to give this a whirl. Thanks for sharing. I love any kind of shrimp, but those look especially delicious.

Honey at 2805 said...

Oh what beautiful food! And photos too! You have just gieven me my menu for Friday night!

SavoringTime in the Kitchen said...

That does look like a perfect summer meal! I'll have to try the grilled shrimp with the Italian dressing - sounds easy and delicious.