A Heart-Healthy Entrée Recipe
- 2 tsp. olive oil
- 3 Tbsp. chopped shallots
- 4 cloves of garlic, minced
- ½ medium red pepper, chopped
- 1 cup no-salt-added whole tomatoes with juice
- ½ tsp. ground turmeric
- ¼ tsp. black pepper
- 1 tsp. thyme
- 1 tsp. sherry vinegar
- 2 tsp. dried parsley
- Red pepper flakes, to taste
- 1 lb. mussels, washed in cold water
- 2 Tbsp. chopped fresh basil
Heat oil in large frying pan over medium-high heat and cook shallots, garlic, and red pepper until tender, stirring often. Add tomatoes and seasonings; bring to a boil, reduce heat, and simmer for 2 minutes. Add mussels and fresh basil; cover and cook until mussels open, 5-6 minutes. Discard any shells that do not open.
Makes 2 servings.
Nutrition Facts (per serving): Calories 290, Fat 10g, Sodium 670mg, Carbs 21g, Fiber 3g, Protein 29g
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