Herb Steamed Mussels With Rice Pilaf

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Sep. 20, 2011

Ingredients

Olive oil 1 Tablespoon
Chopped onions 1 Cup (16 tbs)
Garlic 3 Clove (15 gm) , minced
Long grain white rice/Basmati rice 1 Cup (16 tbs)
Dried oregano 1 Teaspoon
Chicken stock 2 Cup (32 tbs)
Mussels 24 , scrubbed and debearded
Carrot 1 Large , julienned
Snow peas 1 Cup (16 tbs)
Salt 1/2 Teaspoon
Finely chopped parsley 1 Teaspoon

Directions

MAKING

1) In a large skillet, heat the oil and sauté the onions and garlic, for 5 minutes.

2) Add the rice, salt and oregano stir for 3 minutes.

3) Add the stock and bring to a boil.

4) Simmer for 20 minutes.

5) Add the mussels and carrots.

6) Loosely cover the pan with foil.

FINALIZING

7) When the mussels begin to open, add the snow peas.

8) Cover and simmer for 6 minutes until the mussels are fully open.

9) Discard any mussels that don't open.

SERVING

10) Serve hot garnished with parsley.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: Easy
Cook Time: 35 Minutes
Ready In: 35 Minutes
Servings: 4

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 399Calories from Fat 76

 % Daily Value*

Total Fat 9 g13.8%

Saturated Fat 1 g5%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol

Sodium 776 mg32.33%

Total Carbohydrates 56 g18.7%

Dietary Fiber 3 g12%

Sugars 6 g

Protein 23 g46%

Vitamin A % Vitamin C %

Calcium % Iron %

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet