Mussels with White Wine

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Ingredients Minutes Calories
Prep Cook Servings
15 min 15 min 6
Mussels with White Wine
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65 large Blue mussel (scrubbed, with beards removed)
6 medium slice Baguette, French bread, toasted (for serving)
2 clove(s) Garlic (thinly sliced)
1 tbsp Olive Oil, Extra Virgin
1/4 cup Parsley, fresh (chopped)
1/4 tsp Saffron (threads, crumbled)
1 cup White wine (dry)
1 medium Yellow onion (chopped)


In 5- to 6-quart saucepan or Dutch oven, heat olive oil on medium until hot. Add onion and cook about 8 minutes or until beginning to brown, stirring occasionally. Add garlic; cook 1 minute. Stir in wine and saffron; heat to boiling on medium-high.

Add mussels to wine mixture in saucepan and cook, covered, 5 to 7 minutes or until shells open, shaking closed pot occasionally. Discard any unopened mussels.

To serve, ladle mussels with their broth into 6 large soup bowls; sprinkle with parsley. Pass around warmed bread to dip in broth.

Nutrition Facts

Per Portion

Calories 425
Calories from fat 76
Calories from saturated fat 14.2
Total Fat 8.4 g
Saturated Fat 1.6 g
Trans Fat 0.0 g
Polyunsaturated Fat 2.0 g
Monounsaturated Fat 2.9 g
Cholesterol 61 mg
Sodium 1048 mg
Potassium 853 mg
Total Carbohydrate 47 g
Dietary Fiber 2.3 g
Sugars 3.2 g
Protein 34 g

Dietary servings

Per Portion

Grain 1.7
Meat 2.4
Vegetables 0.2

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