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Fettuccine And Mussel Salad

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  Fettuccine 3⁄4 Pound
  Mussels 3 Pound
  Water 14 Cup (224 tbs)
  Frozen peas 1 1⁄2 Cup (24 tbs), thawed
  Sweet green pepper/Red 1 , chopped
  Green onions 4 , chopped
  Chopped fresh parsley 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Lemon juice 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Vegetable oil/Olive oil 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Garlic 2 Clove (10 gm), minced
  Salt To Taste
  Freshly ground pepper To Taste

In large pot of boiling water, cook fettuccine until al dente (tender but firm).
Drain and rinse under cold water; drain thoroughly and set aside.
You should have about 5 cups/1.25 L.
Scrub mussels under cold running water and remove any hairy beards.
Discard any that do not close when tapped.
In large heavy saucepan, combine water and mussels.
Cover and bring to boil over high heat; reduce heat and simmer for 5 to 8 minutes or until mussels open.
Discard any that do not open.
Let cool; reserve 1/2 cup/125 ml cooking liquid and remove meat from shells.
In large salad bowl, combine fettuccine, mussels, peas, sweet pepper, green onions and parsley.
In small bowl or food processor, combine reserved mussel cooking liquid, lemon juice, oil and garlic; mix well.
Pour over pasta mixture and toss to mix.
Season with salt and pepper to taste.
Cover and refrigerate until chilled.

Recipe Summary

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 3176 Calories from Fat 836

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 93 g143.5%

Saturated Fat 13.2 g66%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 381 mg127%

Sodium 4538.3 mg189.1%

Total Carbohydrates 347 g115.7%

Dietary Fiber 28 g112%

Sugars 30.4 g

Protein 219 g438.5%

Vitamin A 344.6% Vitamin C 732.2%

Calcium 54.6% Iron 380.4%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet


Fettuccine And Mussel Salad Recipe