Shrimp with Roasted Lemon and Garlic Over Farro Recipe

This Shrimp with Roasted Lemon and Garlic Over Farro recipe is a protein-packed dish that’s perfect for lunch or dinner. You may substitute brown rice or whole wheat couscous for the farro, which is commonly used in Tuscan and Northern Italian cooking.


– Cooking spray
– 1/2 whole lemon
– 1 whole garlic clove
– Thyme – fresh, to taste
– 1/4 cup cherry tomatoes
– 6 oz shrimp
– 1/4 cup farro – dry
– 1 1/2 tsp olive oil


  1. Heat oven to 400°F
  2. Spray a large baking dish with cooking spray.
  3. Thinly slice lemon and garlic cloves. Place the lemons, garlic, and thyme in the dish and stir to mix. Bake for 10 minutes.
  4. Slice grape/cherry tomatoes in half. Peel, devein, and clean shrimp.
  5. Carefully remove the dish from the oven and add the tomatoes and shrimp. Cook an additional 8-10 minutes, stirring once, until the shrimp are pink and cooked through.
  6. Meanwhile, cook farro according to package instructions.
  7. Remove the dish from the oven, drizzle with the oil and serve with the farro.

Serves 1

Per serving: 397 calories. 11g fat. 38g protein. 3.5g fiber.

Curves Nutrition Program: Phase 1 & 2 – Enjoy as is! Phase 3, add a slice of warm bread and side salad.

For more healthy and protein-packed recipes with shrimp, like our Shrimp Asparagus Kebabs over Quinoa with Side Salad, head to the Curves Nourish Blog.

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