Spicy Mussels

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Recipe: #35424

August 07, 2020

"Had some mussels and this is what I came up with. Serving size is based on it being a main or a starter but suggest you serve it with crusty bread and a side salad. Prep time is the time it takes to scrub and debeard mussels and chop other ingredients."

Original is 2-4 servings


  • Serving Size: 1 (770.8 g)
  • Calories 651.7
  • Total Fat - 23.5 g
  • Saturated Fat - 4.5 g
  • Cholesterol - 148.8 mg
  • Sodium - 2468.2 mg
  • Total Carbohydrate - 40.1 g
  • Dietary Fiber - 4.7 g
  • Sugars - 14.1 g
  • Protein - 66.3 g
  • Calcium - 200.8 mg
  • Iron - 22 mg
  • Vitamin C - 48.5 mg
  • Thiamin - 0.9 mg

Step by Step Method

Step 1

Heat a large saucepan, with a tight fitting lid over a medium heat and saute the onion, garlic and chilli for a few minutes until tender but not coloured and then add the jar of pasta sauce and bring to a boil and then lower temperature before adding the mussels and fit the pan with a lid and shake the pan to get the mussels well covered in the sauce.

Step 2

I like to remove the mussels as the open so the meat does not get tough, and put the opened mussels into a serving bowl.

Step 3

Discard any mussels which do not open and pour sauce over the mussels in the serving bowl and serve with some crusty bread and a side salad if you so wish.


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