Mussels Italiano Recipe

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  1. Clean mussels by rinsing under cold water and brushing them with a stiff kitchen brush. Pull out the beard by giving the fuzzy hairs sticking out of the sides of the mussel a yank. Remove any mussels that have cracked or opened shells.
  2. Heat olive oil in a large pot over med-high heat. Add garlic, onion, and basil. Cook for 1 minute. mix in tomatoes, wine, black pepper, then heat for another 2 minutes. Add mussels, bring to a boil, and cover. Cook for about 4 minutes or until mussels open. Serve immediately in bowls.
  3. Tip: Serve mussels with pasta or rice, or make garlic bread!
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Nutrition Facts

Per ServingPer 100 g
Amount Per 1 Serving
Calories 254.79 Kcal (1067 kJ)
Calories from fat 61.26 Kcal
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 6.81g 10%
Cholesterol 63.49mg 21%
Sodium 655.99mg 27%
Potassium 1050.01mg 22%
Total Carbs 15.7g 5%
Sugars 4.25g 17%
Dietary Fiber 1.5g 6%
Protein 28.63g 57%
Vitamin C 36.5mg 61%
Iron 9.1mg 51%
Calcium 78.6mg 8%
Amount Per 100 g
Calories 67.3 Kcal (282 kJ)
Calories from fat 16.18 Kcal
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 1.8g 10%
Cholesterol 16.77mg 21%
Sodium 173.27mg 27%
Potassium 277.35mg 22%
Total Carbs 4.15g 5%
Sugars 1.12g 17%
Dietary Fiber 0.4g 6%
Protein 7.56g 57%
Vitamin C 9.6mg 61%
Iron 2.4mg 51%
Calcium 20.8mg 8%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
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  • salty
  • savory
  • bitter
  • sweet
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Recipe Tags

Weightwatchers Points

  • 5.4
  • 6

Good Points

  • low fat,
  • saturated fat free,
  • low cholesterol

Bad Points

  • High in Sodium

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