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Quick Seafood Stew
Photo: Johnny Autry

Quick Seafood Stew

Time: 40 minutes

Simple Sub: Use littleneck clams or shrimp instead of mussels.

Serve with Basil Green Beans: Heat a large skillet over medium-high heat. Add 2 teaspoons olive oil to pan; swirl to coat. Add ¼ cup thinly sliced shallots; sauté 2 minutes. Add 2 cups 2-inch-cut trimmed green beans and ¼ cup water. Cover and cook 4 minutes. Stir in 3 tablespoons thinly sliced basil, ¼ teaspoon salt, and ¼ teaspoon freshly ground black pepper. CALORIES 44; FAT 2.4g (sat 0.3g); SODIUM 152mg

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