Total Time
1hr 15mins
Prep 20 mins
Cook 55 mins

This is out of my Easy Entertaining's for a party of 10...the Italian-style dinner party...hope you enjoy it!

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Heat butter in large pan, add onion.
  2. Cook, stirring, until golden brown.
  3. Add garlic and fennel, stir over heat 5 minutes.
  4. Add undrained crushed tomatoes, crumbled bouillon cubes, tomato paste, and water, mix well.
  5. Bring to a boil, reduce heat, simmer uncovered 45 minutes.
  6. Add mussels, cook over low heat until mussels open, discard unopened shells.
  7. Add cream, parsley and Parmesan cheese.
  8. Cook pasta in a large pan of boiling water until just tender, drain.
  9. Serve with sauce.