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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

1tablespoon olive oilVideo
teaspoon red pepper flakes crushed*
4tablespoons parsley leaves finely chopped
1teaspoon mint leaves crumbled*
¾pound shrimp shelled, deveined
1tablespoon brandy
3each garlic clovesVideo finely chopped
2cups tomatoes chopped, peeled, seeded
1teaspoon basilVideo crumbled*
¼cup clam juice *
1pound mussels in shells, scrubbed and debearded
1pound pasta, penne
1each 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: 2015-03-06

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

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+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.

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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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