Janice Newell Bissex, MS, RD & Liz Weiss, MS, RD
This recipe combines the classic flavors of Italy with fresh shellfish.
- 2 Tbs extra virgin olive oil
- 1 large sweet onion, cut into 1/2-inch dice
- 2 garlic cloves, minced
- 1 14.5 ounce can diced tomatoes
- 1/4 cup red wine
- 1 Tbs chopped fresh parsley
- 2 lbs mussels (choose fresh mussels that are tightly closed, and rinse them well under running water before cooking)
- salt and freshly ground pepper
- Heat the oil in a large saucepan or Dutch oven over medium-high heat. Add the onion and cook until translucent, about 5 minutes. Add the garlic and cook until golden, about 1 minute. Stir in the tomatoes, wine, and parsley and bring to a simmer. Add the mussels and stir until combined with the tomato mixture. Cover and simmer until the mussels are open and cooked, about 8 minutes. Sprinkle with salt and pepper to taste and serve immediately.
Recipe courtesy of the National Fisheries Institute
Calories from Fat 108 (35%)
(18%)Total Fat 12g
(9%)Saturated Fat 2g
Polyunsaturated Fat 2g
Monounsaturated Fat 6g
Total Carbohydrate 18g
(9%)Dietary Fiber 2g
Sugar Alcohols 0g
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