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!

4
Servings
140
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.

Nutritional Facts

Total Fat
9g
13%
Sugar
1g
1%
Saturated Fat
7g
29%
Carbohydrate, by difference
7g
5%
Protein
7g
15%
Vitamin A, RAE
614µg
88%
Vitamin C, total ascorbic acid
46mg
61%
Vitamin K (phylloquinone)
1001µg
100%
Calcium, Ca
408mg
41%
Choline, total
27mg
6%
Copper, Cu
1mg
0%
Fiber, total dietary
4g
16%
Fluoride, F
51µg
2%
Folate, total
160µg
40%
Iron, Fe
7mg
39%
Magnesium, Mg
149mg
47%
Manganese, Mn
3mg
100%
Niacin
2mg
14%
Pantothenic acid
1mg
20%
Phosphorus, P
134mg
19%
Selenium, Se
1µg
2%
Sodium, Na
12mg
1%
Water
234g
9%
Zinc, Zn
2mg
25%

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.