Mussels Marinara di Amore

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Mussels and linguine in a spicy tomato broth are very flavorful. To provide the correct ambiance, serve by candlelight with a crusty French bread and a bottle of wine.

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Prep Time:
5 mins
Cook Time:
15 mins
Total Time:
20 mins
Servings:
4
Yield:
4 servings

Ingredients

  • 1 tablespoon olive oil

  • 1 clove garlic, minced

  • 1 (14.5 ounce) can crushed tomatoes

  • ½ teaspoon dried oregano

  • ½ teaspoon dried basil

  • 1 pinch crushed red pepper flakes

  • ¼ cup white wine

  • 1 pound mussels, cleaned and debearded

  • 8 ounces linguini pasta

  • 1 lemon - cut into wedges, for garnish

Directions

  1. In a large skillet over medium heat, warm oil and saute garlic until transparent.

  2. Add tomatoes, oregano, basil and red pepper flakes to skillet; reduce heat to low to simmer for 5 minutes.

  3. Meanwhile, bring a large pot of lightly salted water to a boil. Add pasta and cook for 8 to 10 minutes or until al dente; drain and reserve.

  4. Add wine and mussels to skillet; cover and increase heat to high for 3 to 5 minutes or until mussel shells are open.

  5. Pour over hot pasta, sprinkle with parsley and squeeze lemon wedge over all. Garnish with remaining lemon and serve.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

304 Calories
5g Fat
53g Carbs
13g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 4
Calories 304
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 5g 7%
Saturated Fat 1g 4%
Cholesterol 9mg 3%
Sodium 188mg 8%
Total Carbohydrate 53g 19%
Dietary Fiber 5g 19%
Total Sugars 2g
Protein 13g
Vitamin C 34mg 169%
Calcium 85mg 7%
Iron 7mg 39%
Potassium 553mg 12%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.

(-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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