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Mussels Marinara

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Mussels marinara is one of the simplest Italian seafood recipe. Mussels are tossed in a tangy tomato and clam juice sauce to make perfect Gourmet Mussels Marinana. This delicious dish makes everybody licking their fingers, asking for more.
  Mussels 1 Pound, scrubbed and debearded
  Olive oil 1 Teaspoon
  Chopped onions 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Garlic 2 Clove (10 gm), minced
  Canned no salt added tomatoes 14 1⁄2 Ounce, chopped with juice (1 Can)
  White wine/Clam juice 1⁄3 Cup (5.33 tbs)
  Lemon juice 1 Tablespoon
  Chopped fresh parsley 1 Tablespoon
  Chopped fresh oregano 2 Teaspoon

In a large saucepan over medium heat, heat the oil and saute the onions and garlic for 1 minute, or until tender.
Add the tomatoes (with juice), wine or clam juice, lemon juice, parsley and oregano.
Add the mussels and cook until they have opened, about 10 minutes.
Discard any mussels that have not opened.

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Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 607 Calories from Fat 138

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 15 g23.6%

Saturated Fat 2.7 g13.3%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 127 mg42.3%

Sodium 1366.1 mg56.9%

Total Carbohydrates 41 g13.8%

Dietary Fiber 4.9 g19.5%

Sugars 12.9 g

Protein 59 g118.1%

Vitamin A 43.1% Vitamin C 116.8%

Calcium 17.7% Iron 107.9%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet


Mussels Marinara Recipe