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Mussels In Vegetable Vinaigrette

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Ingredients
  Chopped scallions 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Diced red bell pepper 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Diced green bell pepper 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Sun dried tomato halves 4 (not packed in oil)
  Olive oil/Vegetable oil 1 Teaspoon
  Mussels 1 Dozen, scrubbed
  Apple cider vinegar 2 Teaspoon
  Crushed thyme 1⁄8 Teaspoon
  Pepper 1 Dash
Directions

MAKING
1) Combine together the scallions, tomatoes, bell peppers and oil in a 9-inch microwavable pie plate.
2) Stir well to coat the ingredients thoroughly and microwave on HIGH (100%) for 1 ½ minutes, till the contents have softened.
3) Around the edge of the pie plate, arrange the mussels. Keep the hinged side of each mussel towards the plate-€™s edge. Between each mussel, keep a space.
4) With vented plastic wrap, cover the plate and microwave on HIGH for 3 minutes.
5) Add all the remaining ingredients and stir well to combine.
6) Cover with the wrap once again and microwave on HIGH for 30 seconds.
7) Allow the preparation to stand for about 1 minute.

SERVING
8) Serve the preparation while it is still hot. Makes a good main dish.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
European
Course: 
Appetizer
Method: 
Microwaving
Ingredient: 
Seafood
Interest: 
Healthy
Preparation Time: 
5 Minutes
Cook Time: 
5 Minutes
Ready In: 
10 Minutes
Servings: 
2

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