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    Seafood is traditional Italian fare on Christmas Eve. It takes center stage in this entree, which includes lobster, clams, mussels, shrimp, and calamari.

    Ingredients

    • 1/4 cup coarse salt, plus more to taste
    • 2 lobsters (1 1/2 pounds each)
    • 12 littleneck clams, scrubbed well
    • 12 mussels, scrubbed well and debearded
    • 5 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil
    • 3 large garlic cloves, minced (about 5 teaspoons)
    • 1 small dried chile de arbol, crumbled
    • 1 cup dry sparkling white wine, such as Prosecco
    • 1 pound large shrimp, peeled, deveined, and cut crosswise into thirds
    • 8 ounces calamari (bodies and tentacles), rinsed, dried, and cut into 1/4-inch pieces
    • 6 1/2 cups homemade or low-sodium store-bought fish stock
    • 2 tablespoons fresh chervil, minced, plus sprigs for garnish
    • Pinch of saffron threads
    • 9 tablespoons unsalted butter
    • 3 medium shallots, minced (about 3/4 cup)
    • 2 cups Vialone Nano or Carnaroli rice
    • Freshly ground pepper, to taste
    • 1 tablespoon finely grated lemon zest (from 1 to 2 lemons)

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    Nutritional Info
    • Servings Per Recipe: 12
    • Amount Per Serving
    • Calories: 313 % Daily Value *
    • Total Fat: 19 g 29.46%
    • Saturated Fat: 9 g 44.27%
    • Trans Fat: 0 g %
    • Cholesterol: 60 mg 20.11%
    • Sodium: 2225 mg 92.7%
    • Calcium: 88 mg 8.84%
    • Potassium: 122 mg 3.49%
    • Magnesium: 0 mg 0%
    • Iron: 2 mg 8.76%
    • Zinc: 0 mg 0%
    • Total Carbohydrate: 23 g %
    • Dietary Fiber: 2 g 6.9%
    • Sugar: 2 g
    • Protein: 9 g
    • Alcohol: 2 g
    • Omega 3 Fatty Acid: 0 g
    • Omega 6 Fatty Acid: 1 g
    • Vitamin A 6.09%
    • Vitamin C 4.93%
    • Vitamin D 1.1%
    • * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your Daily Values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
    Diabetes Exchanges
    • Exchange - Fat4
    • Exchange - Fruit0
    • Exchange - NonFat Milk0
    • Exchange - Other Carbs0
    • Exchange - Starch1
    • Exchange - Vegetables0
    • Exchange - Lean Meat1
    • Exchange - Alcohol0
    MyPlate Info
    • MyPlate - Grain Total1 oz-eq
    • MyPlate - Vegetable Total0 c
    • MyPlate - Fruit0 c
    • MyPlate - Dairy0 c
    • MyPlate - Protein Total0 oz-eq

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