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Mussels A La Mariniere

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Mussels A La Mariniere! Trust me, this yummy mussel soup has an intoxicating and addictive taste. It is of no wonder that I have my guests calling me up for the recipe for the Mussels A La Mariniere every time I serve it for my parties! Why don’t you go ahead and try it for yourself!
  Dry white wine 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Shallots 3 , chopped
  Parsley sprigs 4
  Bay leaf 1⁄2
  Thyme 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Ground black pepper To Taste
  Butter 3 Tablespoon
  Mussels 3 Pound, scrubbed and debearded
  Chopped parsley 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)

Combine the wine, shallots, parsley sprigs, bay leaf, thyme, black pepper and butter in a kettle.
Bring to a boil and simmer about three minutes.
Add the mussels to the kettle, cover and cook quickly over high heat.
Occasionally shake the kettle up and down, holding the lid tightly in place.
This will redistribute the mussels so they will cook evenly.
Cook five to ten minutes, or until the mussels are opened.
Discard any mussels that do not open.
Using a large spoon, dip the mussels into soup plates.
Spoon the cooking liquid over the mussels and sprinkle with the chopped parsley.

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Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 1755 Calories from Fat 598

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 67 g103.5%

Saturated Fat 29 g144.8%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 477.8 mg159.3%

Sodium 3925.5 mg163.6%

Total Carbohydrates 71 g23.8%

Dietary Fiber 1.1 g4.6%

Sugars 2.4 g

Protein 165 g330.1%

Vitamin A 107.5% Vitamin C 226%

Calcium 44.9% Iron 316.7%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Mussels A La Mariniere Recipe