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       Title: Mussels and Shrimp with Penne
  Categories: Italian, Shellfish, Pasta, Main dish
       Yield: 6 Servings
 
       1 T  Olive oil
     1/8 t  Crushed red pepper flakes
       4 T  Parsley, finely chopped
       1 t  Mint leaf, crumbled
     3/4 lb Shrimp, shelled, deveined
       1 T  Brandy
       3 ea Garlic cloves, chopped fine
       2 c  Fresh tomatoes, chopped,
            -peeled, seeded
       1 t  Leaf basil, crumbled
     1/4 c  Bottled clam juice
       1 lb Mussels in shells, scrubbed
            -and de-bearded
       1 lb Penne
       1 ea Lemon rind, grated
 
   Saute garlic and pepper flakes in olive oil, until garlic just begins
   to color, 2-3 minutes. Add tomatoes, parsley, basil, and mint and
   bring to a boil. Lower heat, cover and simmer for 10 minutes. Add
   clam juice and shrimp, cover; cook over low heat for 2 minutes,
   stirring once. Add mussels and brandy, cover and cook for 2-3 minutes
   longer or until shrimp are pink and mussels open. Carefully remove
   mussels form sauce. Cook Penne al dente, drain and place in warm
   serving bowl; top pasta with hot sauce, stir to mix well. Place
   mussels on top. Garnish with chopped parsley and lemon rind.
 
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