Mussels In Tomato, Caper Sauce

4
Servings
30m
Prep Time
30m
Cook Time
1h
Ready In


"A lovely way to enjoy mussels, served with rice, or as my family prefer, just as served with some fresh crust bread."

Original recipe yields 4 servings
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Nutritional

  • Serving Size: 1 (694.1 g)
  • Calories 544.3
  • Total Fat - 18.4 g
  • Saturated Fat - 3.1 g
  • Cholesterol - 140 mg
  • Sodium - 1560.2 mg
  • Total Carbohydrate - 30.3 g
  • Dietary Fiber - 2.6 g
  • Sugars - 7.1 g
  • Protein - 61.4 g
  • Calcium - 168.3 mg
  • Iron - 21 mg
  • Vitamin C - 69.3 mg
  • Thiamin - 0.9 mg

Step 1

Make sure the mussels are scrubbed clean and the beards removed.

Step 2

Heat the oil in a heavy pan, add onions and garlic and cook onions until soft; add the chili, tomato paste, wine, tomatoes, sugar, bay leaves and capers and bring to boil, and when boiling reduce the heat and simmer until the tomato sauce thickens.

Step 3

When sauce has thickened a little add the mussels, bring mix back to the boil & cover and simmer until the mussels open.

Step 4

Making sure to discard any mussels that do not open.

Step 5

Serve with scattered parsley over the top.

Step 6

Serve with fresh crusty bread.

Tips & Variations


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