Million Dollar Mussels

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These mussels I originally had in Cape Cod Massachusetts about 20 years ago. This is my version of them, and it is even better than the original. Pair with a large loaf of crusty bread to soak up the generous sauce.

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

Ingredients

  • 3 cups dry sherry

  • 3 cloves garlic, crushed

  • 1 cube chicken bouillon

  • 6 tablespoons butter

  • 1 tablespoon Italian seasoning

  • 3 slices fresh lemon

  • 3 quarts fresh mussels, scrubbed and debearded

Directions

  1. Place the dry sherry, garlic, bouillon, butter, Italian seasoning, and lemon into a large pot. Bring to a simmer over medium heat. Add the mussels, cover, and simmer until the mussels have opened, about 5 minutes. Discard any unopened mussels.

Note

If fresh herbs are available, use 1/4 cup of oregano, thyme, or rosemary (or mix of the three)in place of the Italian seasoning.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

412 Calories
19g Fat
33g Carbs
14g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 4
Calories 412
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 19g 24%
Saturated Fat 11g 56%
Cholesterol 81mg 27%
Sodium 1681mg 73%
Total Carbohydrate 33g 12%
Dietary Fiber 1g 4%
Total Sugars 2g
Protein 14g
Vitamin C 22mg 108%
Calcium 94mg 7%
Iron 16mg 90%
Potassium 488mg 10%

* 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.