Pasta With a Lot of Mussel Recipe

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  1. Bring a large pot of water to a boil; add salt, then add the pasta; cook al dente per package directions.
  2. While the pasta is cooking, heat a large deep skillet with a tight-fitting lid over medium heat with the olive oil.
  3. Add in the chorizo; cook for 2 minutes; add in the onions, garlic, celery, carrots, and thyme; season with salt and pepper.
  4. Cook for 5 minutes; then add in the wine and tomatoes; bring to a bubble/simmer.
  5. Add in the mussels and cover with the tight-fitting lid or some aluminum foil; cook 4-6 minutes or until the mussels open.
  6. Discard any unopened shells; using a slotted spoon and transfer the mussels to a bowl and cover with foil to keep warm.
  7. Add the drained cooked pasta and parsley to the skillet with the chorizo and tomatoes; toss to coat in the sauce; cook for 1 minute.
  8. Divide the pasta among 4 serving plates; top each bowl of pasta with a portion of the mussels.
  9. Serve immediately with the crusty bread.
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Nutrition Facts

Per ServingPer 100 g
Amount Per 1 Serving
Calories 766.08 Kcal (3207 kJ)
Calories from fat 179.83 Kcal
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 19.98g 31%
Cholesterol 36.28mg 12%
Sodium 561.08mg 23%
Potassium 932.73mg 20%
Total Carbs 102.91g 34%
Sugars 7.5g 30%
Dietary Fiber 7.07g 28%
Protein 32.6g 65%
Vitamin C 27.2mg 45%
Vitamin A 0.1mg 4%
Iron 8.5mg 47%
Calcium 102.4mg 10%
Amount Per 100 g
Calories 185.48 Kcal (777 kJ)
Calories from fat 43.54 Kcal
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 4.84g 31%
Cholesterol 8.78mg 12%
Sodium 135.85mg 23%
Potassium 225.83mg 20%
Total Carbs 24.92g 34%
Sugars 1.82g 30%
Dietary Fiber 1.71g 28%
Protein 7.89g 65%
Vitamin C 6.6mg 45%
Iron 2.1mg 47%
Calcium 24.8mg 10%

* 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

  • 16.2
  • 19

Good Points

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

Bad Points

  • High in Sodium

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