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Shellfish In Red Sauce

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Ingredients
  Mussels 1 Dozen (In Shells)
  Clams 1 Dozen (In Shells)
  Salt 1 Tablespoon
  Onion 1 Medium, sliced in wedges
  Garlic 2 Clove (10 gm), minced
  Olive oil 2 Tablespoon
  Canned tomato paste 6 Ounce (1 Can)
  Water 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Hot cooked fettucini 1 Cup (16 tbs)
Directions

Scrub mussels and remove "beard"; scrub clams.
Place shellfish in large pan; add water to cover.
Add salt and soak for 15 minutes; drain and rinse. (Discard "heavy" mussels because they are filled with sand and mud.) In 2-quart casserole, cook onion and garlic in oil at HIGH for 3 minutes or till tender, stirring once.
Stir in tomato paste, water, and a little pepper.
Cook at HIGH for 1 1/2 to 2 minutes or till boiling.
Add shellfish.
Cook, covered, at MEDIUM (5) for 8 to 10 minutes or till mussels and clams have opened, stirring twice.
Discard any unopened shellfish.
Pour sauce over fettucini.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
American
Course: 
Side Dish
Method: 
Microwaving
Ingredient: 
Seafood
Interest: 
Everyday

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