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    Mussels in White Wine and Garlic

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    25 mins

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    15 mins

    kyle martin's Note:

    elegant seafood extravaganza

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    Ingredients:

    Serves: 4

    Yield:

    bowls

    Units: US | Metric

    Directions:

    1. 1
      Rinse and scrub mussels under cold water.
    2. 2
      Using your fingers or paring knife, remove beards (strings that hang from the mussel shells), and discard.
    3. 3
      In a large stockpot set over medium heat, combine wine, shallots, garlic, and salt.
    4. 4
      Simmer 5 minutes.
    5. 5
      Add mussels, cover, and increase heat to high.
    6. 6
      Cook until all mussels are open, about 5 minutes.
    7. 7
      Stir in herbs and butter.
    8. 8
      Remove from heat.
    9. 9
      Divide mussels and broth among four bowls.
    10. 10
      Serve immediately.

    Ratings & Reviews:

    • on September 22, 2010

      45

      I found this to be very 'savory'. I think that maybe the addition of sea salt may boost it up for us. Definitely a recipe to make again while tweaking it to our tastes. Thanks for posting!

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    • on July 19, 2009

      55

      Awesome and simple. I used fresh Marjoram and Rosemary and also an herb gariic butter. Used good sourdough toast to soak up all the buttery, herby broth.

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    • on February 22, 2010

      55

      We have a local restaurant that is known for their fabulous mussels . Well let me tell you not any more. Everyone knows if you want reastaurant quality mussels you come to my house. These are marvelous. I use a cheap dry white cooking wine and they are still to die for. The first time I made them I ate two pounds on my own and used half a loaf of bread for the juice.

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    Nutritional Facts for Mussels in White Wine and Garlic

    Serving Size: 1 (617 g)

    Servings Per Recipe: 4

    Amount Per Serving
    % Daily Value
    Calories 659.1
     
    Calories from Fat 247
    37%
    Total Fat 27.5 g
    42%
    Saturated Fat 12.8 g
    64%
    Cholesterol 173.1 mg
    57%
    Sodium 1752.1 mg
    73%
    Total Carbohydrate 24.2 g
    8%
    Dietary Fiber 0.0 g
    0%
    Sugars 1.1 g
    4%
    Protein 55.0 g
    110%

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