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Herb Steamed Mussels With Rice Pilaf

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Ingredients
  Olive oil 1 Tablespoon
  Chopped onions 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Garlic 3 Clove (15 gm), minced
  Long grain white rice/Basmati rice 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Dried oregano 1 Teaspoon
  Chicken stock 2 Cup (32 tbs)
  Mussels 24 , scrubbed and debearded
  Carrot 1 Large, julienned
  Snow peas 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Salt 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Finely chopped parsley 1 Teaspoon
Directions

MAKING
1) In a large skillet, heat the oil and sauté the onions and garlic, for 5 minutes.
2) Add the rice, salt and oregano stir for 3 minutes.
3) Add the stock and bring to a boil.
4) Simmer for 20 minutes.
5) Add the mussels and carrots.
6) Loosely cover the pan with foil.

FINALIZING
7) When the mussels begin to open, add the snow peas.
8) Cover and simmer for 6 minutes until the mussels are fully open.
9) Discard any mussels that don't open.

SERVING
10) Serve hot garnished with parsley.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
European
Course: 
Main Dish
Method: 
Simmering
Ingredient: 
Seafood
Interest: 
Everyday, Healthy
Cook Time: 
35 Minutes
Servings: 
4

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