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    Steamed Mussels in Saffron Wine Broth

    Steamed Mussels in Saffron Wine Broth. Photo by Peter J

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    Total Time:

    Prep Time:

    Cook Time:

    20 mins

    10 mins

    10 mins

    Oolala's Note:

    From one of my handwritten cards from a while ago. No reference as to source. This is for a quart of mussels and serves 1 so increase as needed.

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    Ingredients:

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    Directions:

    1. 1
      In a deep saucepan, bring wine, saffron, shallots, and parsley to a boil.
    2. 2
      Add the mussels, cover and simmer for 10-12 minutes or until shells have opened (mussels will be firm but tender).
    3. 3
      Serve the mussels with their broth and lemon halves.

    Ratings & Reviews:

    • on July 05, 2009

      55

      Yum! I used some pre-cleaned mussels on the half-shell and it was wonderful along with some crusty bread to soak up the beautiful sauce that was really well infused with the color and flavor of the saffron. Would be great served along with steamed rice as well.

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    Nutritional Facts for Steamed Mussels in Saffron Wine Broth

    Serving Size: 1 (948 g)

    Servings Per Recipe: 1

    Amount Per Serving
    % Daily Value
    Calories 767.5
     
    Calories from Fat 125
    16%
    Total Fat 13.9 g
    21%
    Saturated Fat 2.6 g
    13%
    Cholesterol 168.0 mg
    56%
    Sodium 1744.4 mg
    72%
    Total Carbohydrate 47.6 g
    15%
    Dietary Fiber 5.5 g
    22%
    Sugars 2.3 g
    9%
    Protein 74.3 g
    148%

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