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Linguine with Mussels

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Linguine with Mussels
SERVES
4
COOK TIME
20 Min

No muscle is needed to get the family to the table when this dish of Linguini with Mussels is served!

What You'll Need

  • 1 pound linguine
  • 1 (28-ounce) can crushed tomatoes, undrained
  • 1 pound fresh mussels, cleaned (see Note)
  • 1 tablespoon chopped parsley
  • 1 teaspoon dried oregano
  • 1 teaspoon dried basil
  • 1/2 teaspoon crushed red pepper
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon black pepper

What to Do

  1. Cook and drain the pasta according to the package directions; place in a large serving bowl and cover to keep warm.
     
  2. In a large saucepan over medium heat, heat crushed tomatoes until simmering.
     
  3. Add mussels and cook 2 minutes. Stir in remaining ingredients except the pasta.
     
  4. Cover and simmer over low heat 3 to 5 minutes, until the mussels open. Discard any mussels that do not open.
     
  5. Pour over the hot pasta and toss until evenly combined. Serve immediately.

Notes

  • Some fish markets sell mussels already cleaned and ready for cooking. If you buy mussels that aren't prepared, here's what to do: Wash them under cold running water and scrub away any grit or barnacles with a stiff food scrub brush. Remove the black "beard" from each mussel by cutting or pulling it off.
     
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Nutritional InformationShow More

Servings Per Recipe: 4

  • Amount Per Serving % Daily Value *
  • Calories 590
  • Calories from Fat 47
  • Total Fat 5.2g 8 %
  • Saturated Fat 0.6g 3 %
  • Trans Fat 0.0g 0 %
  • Protein 31g 62 %
  • Amount Per Serving % Daily Value *
  • Cholesterol 32mg 11 %
  • Sodium 733mg 31 %
  • Total Carbohydrates 104g 35 %
  • Dietary Fiber 8.3g 33 %
  • Sugars 13g 0 %

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I have tryed this recipe and it is great

I just add chopped clams from a couple of cans instead of the mussels. Everytime I go to a restaurant and order mussels, there is always grit. I think they were cleaned, but it's actually part of the shell. It grosses me out. Sometimes I also use clam sauce and omit the tomatoes.

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