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Mussels in Wine Sauce

Mussels in Wine Sauce
  • Prep 30 min
  • Total 50 min
  • Ingredients 7
  • Servings 4

Dinner ready in less than an hour! Enjoy fresh mussels with wine sauce. ...MORE+ LESS-

Ingredients

4
lb. fresh mussels
1
teaspoon oil
2
garlic cloves, minced
2
cups dry white wine
1
teaspoon dried thyme leaves
1
teaspoon cracked black pepper
2
lemons, cut into wedges

Steps

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  • 1
    In large bowl, soak mussels in cold water for 20 minutes. Remove beards from mussels; scrub well under running water. (Discard any mussels that do not close.)
  • 2
    In large saucepan, heat oil over medium heat until hot. Add garlic; cook about 1 minute. Stir in wine, thyme and pepper. Bring to a boil. Add cleaned mussels. Cover; cook about 5 minutes or until mussels are open. (Discard any mussels that do not open.) Serve mussels with lemon wedges.

Expert Tips

  • With their bright orange flesh, mussels make a showy main dish and they're often more economical than other shellfish. Soaking and scrubbing the shellfish before cooking is important to help remove any traces of grit.

Nutrition Information

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 1/4 of Recipe
Calories
130
Calories from Fat
25
% Daily Value
Total Fat
3g
5%
Saturated Fat
1g
5%
Cholesterol
35mg
12%
Sodium
550mg
23%
Total Carbohydrate
10g
3%
Dietary Fiber
1g
4%
Sugars
3g
Protein
16g
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
4%
4%
Vitamin C
30%
30%
Calcium
4%
4%
Iron
30%
30%
Exchanges:
1/2 Starch; 1/2 Other Carbohydrate; 2 Very Lean Meat; 1/2 Fat;
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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