This is a fresh, incredibly savory way to cook mussels with loads of garlic, onions, fresh herbs, spices and a light tomato lemon twist. Dish up in bowls with rice, pasta, or just crusty bread and a side salad.

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Recipe Summary

prep:
30 mins
cook:
27 mins
total:
57 mins
Servings:
4
Yield:
4 servings
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Ingredients

4
Original recipe yields 4 servings
The ingredient list now reflects the servings specified
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Directions

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  • Melt butter in a large pot over medium heat. Add onion and garlic; cook and stir until softened, about 5 minutes. Add tomatoes, celery, vermouth, lemon juices, lemon slices, hot sauce, thyme, paprika, cayenne, and black pepper. Simmer until flavors combine, about 20 minutes.

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  • Stir mussels into the pot. Simmer, covered, until mussels have opened, about 2 minutes.

Cook's Notes:

Substitute olive oil for the butter or use a combination of both.

Substitute yellow onion for the red onion if desired.

Nutrition Facts

456 calories; protein 24.3g 49% DV; carbohydrates 26.6g 9% DV; fat 27.8g 43% DV; cholesterol 110.6mg 37% DV; sodium 837.4mg 34% DV. Full Nutrition