Linguine with Mussels

Linguine with Mussels
Linguine with Mussels

Linguine with Mussels

Mussels over linguine with a light tomato sauce... perfect at any time of the year!

Ready in
30 min
4
Servings
318
Calories Per Serving
Deliver Ingredients

Notes

This pasta dish is very easy to make and can be made at any time of the year. Please visit Cooking with Nonna for more Italian Pasta Recipes

Ingredients

  • 2 pounds Mussels
  • 2 pounds Fresh tomatoes
  • 6 Cloves garlic
  • 1/2 cup White wine
  • 1 tablespoon Fresh parsley
  • Hot pepper
  • 2 tablespoons EV olive oil
  • Salt

Directions

Wash the mussels under cold water and set aside.
In a large pan, add 4 Tbs of EV olive oil and the garlic cloves crushed or minced as you prefer.
Saute` the garlic until lightly golden and add the tomatoes.
Add the wine. Salt and hot pepper as desired.
Cook the tomatoes for about 10 mins. Add the mussels and half of the parsley.
Cook the mussels for about 10 mins. Stir them occasionally. At then end add the remainder of the parsley.
Any mussels that have not opened, discard them as they are most likely bad.  Do not even try to open them.
Cook the linguine al dente and pour in the pan with the mussels.
Toss for 2 minutes and serve.

Mussel Shopping Tip

Seafood shopping is quite easy in the general sense. Rule of thumb: if it smells fishy, don't buy. Fresh seafood should smell mild and more like the ocean and sea water rather than fish.

Mussel Cooking Tip

Looking for a quick mid-week dinner? Seafood is a safe bet. It's quick to cook and simple recipes can get dinner on the table in 20 minutes.

Nutritional Facts

Total Fat
12g
19%
Sugar
6g
N/A
Saturated Fat
2g
10%
Cholesterol
64mg
21%
Protein
29g
59%
Carbs
19g
6%
Vitamin A
208µg
23%
Vitamin B12
27µg
100%
Vitamin B6
0.4mg
18%
Vitamin C
52mg
86%
Vitamin E
3mg
17%
Vitamin K
38µg
47%
Calcium
93mg
9%
Fiber
3g
11%
Folate (food)
131µg
N/A
Folate equivalent (total)
131µg
33%
Iron
10mg
54%
Magnesium
106mg
26%
Monounsaturated
6g
N/A
Niacin (B3)
5mg
25%
Phosphorus
512mg
73%
Polyunsaturated
2g
N/A
Potassium
1300mg
37%
Riboflavin (B2)
0.5mg
31.1%
Sodium
1126mg
47%
Thiamin (B1)
0.5mg
30.5%
Zinc
4mg
27%

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