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Creamed Mussels

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  Mussels 1 Pound
  Water 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Onion 1 , chopped
  Carrot 1 , sliced
  Garlic 1 Clove (5 gm), crushed
  Bay leaf 1
  Flour 2 Tablespoon
  Butter 2 Tablespoon
  White wine 1⁄3 Cup (5.33 tbs)
  Cream 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Egg yolks 2 , beaten

Clean the mussels thoroughly with a brush and steam over 1/3 cup of water less than a minute or until they open.
Remove from shells, catching all the juice and broth they have steamed over.
Strain this and set aside.
In a cup of water place the onion, carrot, garlic, bay leaf, salt and pepper and boil for 15 minutes.
Make a cream sauce by melting the butter, stirring in the flour and adding the broth mixture.
Scald the cream and add it to the beaten egg yolks.
Combine this cream mixture with the broth and wine.
Heat and add the mussels and serve over crisp hot toast.
This is an excellent sauce served over fish.

Recipe Summary

Main Dish

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Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 1391 Calories from Fat 428

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 47 g72.7%

Saturated Fat 24.4 g122.2%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 569.9 mg190%

Sodium 1581 mg65.9%

Total Carbohydrates 154 g51.3%

Dietary Fiber 5.2 g20.9%

Sugars 50.7 g

Protein 69 g137.4%

Vitamin A 247.4% Vitamin C 86.8%

Calcium 49% Iron 118.5%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet


Creamed Mussels Recipe