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Italian Mussel Soup

Ingredients
  Mussels 3 Pound
  Butter 2 Tablespoon
  Vegetable oil 2 Tablespoon
  Onion 1 , chopped
  Garlic 2 Clove (10 gm), minced
  Dry white wine/Chicken stock 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Canned tomatoes 28 Ounce (1 Can, 796 Milliliter, Untrained)
  Lemon juice 1 Tablespoon
  Dried basil 1 1⁄2 Teaspoon
Directions

Scrub mussels, removing any beards. Discard any mussels that don't close. Set aside.
In large heavy saucepan or Dutch oven, heat butter and oil over medium-high heat; cook onion and garlic until softened, about 4 minutes. Add wine, tomatoes, lemon juice and basil, crushing tomatoes with fork; bring to boil. Reduce heat and simmer for 5 minutes.
Add mussels; cover and cook for 5 to 7 minutes or until mussels have opened. Discard any that remain closed. Taste and adjust seasoning.

Recipe Summary

Cuisine: 
Italian
Course: 
Appetizer
Method: 
Saute

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 2194 Calories from Fat 777

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 88 g134.7%

Saturated Fat 25.5 g127.5%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 445.5 mg148.5%

Sodium 4964.9 mg206.9%

Total Carbohydrates 136 g45.4%

Dietary Fiber 20.7 g82.9%

Sugars 8.7 g

Protein 179 g357.4%

Vitamin A 183.7% Vitamin C 344.4%

Calcium 86.2% Iron 379.6%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

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Italian Mussel Soup Recipe