Spicy Tofu Shirataki with mussels

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Author Notes: Within the past few months I have tried to be more experimental in my tiny kitchen due to my husband's decision to become a pescetarian. With a full time job I go for ingredients that are easy to work with and meals that are ready in 30-45 minutes. (I go all out during the weekends :-) ). Definitely enjoying my new found love for cooking and I hope you enjoy this recipe!Afrovitalityeats


Serves 2

  • 2- 8 ounces Shirataki tofu packets
  • 16 ounces well cleaned bag mussels
  • 1 cup fresh shiitake mushroom (washed and roughly chopped)
  • 2 1/2 cups vegetable broth
  • 1 medium onion (sliced)
  • 3 cloves garlic mashed
  • 1 teaspoon crushed ginger
  • 1 tablespoon reduced sodium soy sauce
  • salt and pepper
  • 1/2 cup sliced red cabbage
  • 1-2 tablespoons olive oil
  1. Rinse shirataki noodles under cold water and pad dry. Spread on a flat surface (chopping board ) to air dry after
  2. Heat olive oil in a large skillet . ADD onions and cook until they turn clear, then ADD garlic and ginger and cook for 1-2 minutes.
  3. Stir in mushrooms and soy sauce, cook for 1-2 minutes, then and 1 cup vegetable broth. Let cook for about 5 more minutes.
  4. Then, ADD mussels, noodles and remaining cup and a half of vegetable broth. ADD salt and pepper to taste, cover and cook for about 3-5 minutes (Shirataki noodles and Mussels cook really fast )
  5. Serve this on a cold winter night and appreciate life and the beautiful things it has to offer. Remember you do not have to spend hours to have a hearty meal. Don't forget to top with sliced red cabbage to give it a little crunch

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