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This mussels recipe is seriously delicious and one of the quickest shellfish preparations known to man. Bring a flavorful, wine-based broth to a boil, add mussels, and cover; cook until they open, and eat. That's it! Serve with grilled bread for a perfect way to mop up the broth.

Recipe Summary

prep:
10 mins
cook:
10 mins
total:
20 mins
Servings:
2
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Ingredients

2
Original recipe yields 2 servings
The ingredient list now reflects the servings specified
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Directions

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  • Melt butter in a large stockpot over medium heat. Add garlic and let sizzle for about 30 seconds. Stir in lemon zest and red pepper flakes for about 45 seconds.

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  • Quickly pour wine into the pot and season with black pepper. Bring sauce to a boil; add mussels and cover immediately. Shake pot and let boil for 1 minute.

  • Stir mussels, replace cover, and let boil for 2 more minutes. The shells will begin to open. Stir in parsley, cover, and cook until all shells are open, 1 to 3 minutes.

Nutrition Facts

718 calories; protein 55.7g; carbohydrates 27.4g; fat 22g; cholesterol 157.6mg; sodium 1410.6mg. Full Nutrition
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