Mussels in Tomato Garlic Sauce

June/July 2019 Dig In Recipe
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Mussels in Tomato Garlic Sauce
Serving: Serves 4
Prep Time: 20 Minutes
Cook Time: Cook 9 Minutes
Mussels in Tomato Garlic Sauce
Recipe By: Logo Site

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¼ cup Big Y pure olive oil

5 garlic cloves, thinly sliced

28-oz. can low sodium diced tomatoes with juice

½ cup dry white wine

½ tsp. fennel seeds, lightly crushed

¼ tsp. cayenne pepper

-kosher salt to taste

3 lb. fresh mussels, scrubbed and debearded

3 Tbsp. Big Y unsalted butter

3 Tbsp. chives, finely chopped

-country-style bread, grilled


1. In a large saucepan over medium heat, add oil. Once hot add garlic and cook, stirring occasionally, for 3 minutes or until golden and slightly crisp; transfer, using a slotted spoon, to a small bowl. 2. Increase heat to medium-high and add tomatoes with juice and wine. Stir in fennel seeds, cayenne pepper and salt to taste. Add mussels, cover, and cook, shaking pan occasionally, for 6 minutes or until mussels open (discard any mussels that don’t open). Using a slotted spoon, transfer mussels to shallow bowls. 3. Add butter to tomato mixture and stir until melted and incorporated. Taste and adjust seasoning. Ladle tomato mixture over mussels and top with chives and fried garlic. Serve with grilled bread.

Nutrition facts:

Nutrition Information Per Serving: Calories: 422 (Calories from Fat: 153); Total Fat: 17g (Saturated Fat: 5g); Protein: 43g; Total Carbohydrates: 13g (Dietary Fiber: 2g; Sugars: 8g); Cholesterol: 151mg; Sodium: 1,151mg
Prep Time: 10 Minutes
Cook Time: 30 minutes
Prep Time: 20 Minutes
Cook Time: 23 to 27 Minutes