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Pancetta-Orange Mussels with Pasta
Total Time: 20 minutes
1 tablespoon extra-virgin olive oil
4 oz Deli diced pancetta (or bacon)
5 oz fresh presliced sweet onions (1 cup)
1 orange, for zest/juice
2 sprigs fresh thyme
1 cup grape tomatoes, halved
2 (16-oz) packages frozen garlic butter sauce-marinated mussels
16 oz gnocchi pasta
Preheat large, nonstick sauté pan on medium-high 1–2 minutes. Place oil, pancetta, and onions in pan; cook 3–4 minutes, stirring occasionally, or until onions are tender. Zest/grate orange peel (no white; 2 teaspoons); squeeze orange for juice (1/4 cup).
Stir in thyme sprigs, zest, and juice; simmer 3 minutes. Halve tomatoes.
Add mussels, gnocchi, and tomatoes; cover and cook 7–8 minutes or until mussels have opened. (Discard mussels that do not open.) Serve.