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    Mussels With Saffron Cream (Moules Au Safron)

    Total Time:

    Prep Time:

    Cook Time:

    20 mins

    5 mins

    15 mins

    R. Warren Meddoff's Note:

    This is a variation of a classic French recipe. Easy and very good. Found the original recipe in one of Craig Claiborne's cookbooks. CAUTION! Work twice as good as oysters on men. NATURAL VIAGRA!!!!

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    Ingredients:

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    Directions:

    1. 1
      Scrub the mussels thoroughly, discard any open ones and set aside.
    2. 2
      Melt the butter in a kettle and add the leeks, onions, garlic and shallots.
    3. 3
      Cook for about 1 minute and then add the Saffron.
    4. 4
      Cook about 2 minutes, stirring, and add the vinegar and mussels.
    5. 5
      Add salt and pepper to taste and cover tightly.
    6. 6
      Cook for about 1 minute.
    7. 7
      Add the parsley and cream and cover.
    8. 8
      Cook about 5 minutes, or until the mussels open.
    9. 9
      Serve in hot soup bowls with warm crusty bread for sopping up the sauce.

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    Nutritional Facts for Mussels With Saffron Cream (Moules Au Safron)

    Serving Size: 1 (414 g)

    Servings Per Recipe: 4

    Amount Per Serving
    % Daily Value
    Calories 511.5
     
    Calories from Fat 269
    52%
    Total Fat 29.9 g
    46%
    Saturated Fat 15.3 g
    76%
    Cholesterol 171.9 mg
    57%
    Sodium 1037.5 mg
    43%
    Total Carbohydrate 16.8 g
    5%
    Dietary Fiber 0.3 g
    1%
    Sugars 0.5 g
    2%
    Protein 42.0 g
    84%

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    white wine vinegar

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