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Mussels and Shrimp with Penne


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This dish is surprisingly delicious! Easy & healthy - I'll make it often. Note - cut the amount of pasta in half, (8oz is plenty) and DON'T SKIP the lemon zest garnish at the end.

Yield

2

servings

Prep

40

min

Cook

20

min

Ready

60

min

Trans-fat Free, High Fiber
 

Ingredients

1 tablespoon olive oil
teaspoon red pepper flakes
crushed
*
4 tablespoons parsley leaves
finely chopped
1 teaspoon mint leaves
crumbled
*
¾ pound shrimp
shelled, deveined
1 tablespoon brandy
3 each garlic cloves
finely chopped
2 cups tomatoes
chopped, peeled, seeded
1 teaspoon basil
crumbled
*
¼ cup clam juice
*
1 pound mussels
in shells, scrubbed and debearded
1 pound pasta, penne
1 each lemon zest
grated
*
* not incl. in nutrient facts

Directions

Sauté garlic and pepper flakes in olive oil, until garlic just begins to color, 2 to 3 minutes.

Add tomatoes, parsley, basil, and mint and bring to a boil.

Lower heat, cover and simmer for 10 minutes.

Add clam juice and shrimp, cover; cook over low heat for 2 minutes, stirring once.

Add mussels and brandy, cover and cook for 2 to 3 minutes longer or until shrimp are pink and mussels open.

Carefully remove mussels form sauce.

Cook Penne al dente, drain and place in warm serving bowl; top pasta with hot sauce, stir to mix well.

Place mussels on top.

Garnish with chopped parsley and lemon rind.

First published: last updated: 2015-03-29

4 stars - based on 1 ratings, best: 5, worst: 0, reviews: 1

Reviews

+5

almost 8 years

This dish is surprisingly delicious! Easy & healthy - I'll make it often. Note - cut the amount of pasta in half, (8oz is plenty) and DON'T SKIP the lemon zest garnish at the end.

Comments

 

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size 420g (14.8 oz)
Amount per Serving
Calories 76613% of calories from fat
 % Daily Value *
Total Fat 11g 17%
Saturated Fat 2g 10%
Trans Fat 0g
Cholesterol 230mg 77%
Sodium 625mg 26%
Total Carbohydrate 33g 33%
Dietary Fiber 5g 21%
Sugars g
Protein 122g
Vitamin A 33% Vitamin C 59%
Calcium 13% Iron 83%
* based on a 2,000 calorie diet How is this calculated?
 

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