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    Steamed Mussels

    Steamed Mussels. Photo by SEvans

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    15 mins

    10 mins

    5 mins

    SEvans's Note:

    Delicious maritime muscles

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    Directions:

    1. 1
      In a large pot combine spaghetti sauce, wine, garlic and bay leaf.
    2. 2
      Bring the ingredients to a boil.
    3. 3
      Add the fresh muscles and steam until they have opened- this takes approximately 3 to 5 minutes.
    4. 4
      Discard any muscles that did not open.
    5. 5
      Serve with a baguette or any form of bread for absorbing the sauce.

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    Ratings & Reviews:

    • on February 23, 2010

      35

      I feel that the ingredients need to be reduced prior to adding the mussels, possibly as much as 5 - 10 minutes at a good boil, then add the mussels, The flavors were there but they needed to be developed more.~~ Nice Recipe! ~~

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    • on November 06, 2005

      55

      This recipe was sooooo easy. I added some onion to the sauce.... I added some parsley & basil when I added the mussels.. My husband said it was the best sauce he had ever tasted and will have some crusty bread to mop up the remaining sauce tomorrow. Can't wait to make it again

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    • on August 19, 2005

      55

      Mmmmm! The bay leaf, wine and garlic went together perfectly and made a fantastic dish. I actually used mussel meat instead of of shelled because I live overseas currently and it's the closest I could find. It went great over pasta! Thanks SEvans!

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    Nutritional Facts for Steamed Mussels

    Serving Size: 1 (473 g)

    Servings Per Recipe: 2

    Amount Per Serving
    % Daily Value
    Calories 477.6
     
    Calories from Fat 99
    20%
    Total Fat 11.0 g
    16%
    Saturated Fat 1.7 g
    8%
    Cholesterol 63.5 mg
    21%
    Sodium 1857.0 mg
    77%
    Total Carbohydrate 39.6 g
    13%
    Dietary Fiber 1.0 g
    4%
    Sugars 23.3 g
    93%
    Protein 31.9 g
    63%

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