Mussels Provencale

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Mussels Provencale

A Heart-Healthy Entrée Recipe

  • 2 tsp. organic extra virgin 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
  • 2 Tbsp. chopped fresh basil
  • Red pepper flakes, to taste

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 479, Fat 15g, Sodium 857mg, Carbs 30g, Fiber 3g, Protein 56g

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