Steamed Mussels

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Steamed Mussels
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Health Score:
8,7 / 10
Difficulty:
easy
Difficulty
Preparation:
30 min.
Preparation
ready in 46 min.
Ready in
Calories:
958
calories
Calories

Nutritional values

1 <none> contains
(Percentage of daily recommendation)
Calorie958 kcal(46 %)
Protein107.65 g(110 %)
Fat31.73 g(27 %)
Carbohydrates38.1 g(25 %)
Sugar added0 g(0 %)
Roughage0.86 g(3 %)
Vitamin A556.71 mg(69,589 %)
Vitamin D0 μg(0 %)
Vitamin E0.48 mg(4 %)
Vitamin B₁1.37 mg(137 %)
Vitamin B₂1.93 mg(175 %)
Niacin33.89 mg(282 %)
Vitamin B₆0.53 mg(38 %)
Folate358.4 μg(119 %)
Pantothenic acid4.37 mg(73 %)
Biotin41.26 μg(92 %)
Vitamin B₁₂107.8 μg(3,593 %)
Vitamin C70.68 mg(74 %)
Potassium1,366.97 mg(34 %)
Calcium179.93 mg(18 %)
Magnesium183.18 mg(61 %)
Iron31.06 mg(207 %)
Iodine539.12 μg(270 %)
Zinc12.24 mg(153 %)
Saturated fatty acids11 g
Cholesterol282 mg

Ingredients

for
4
Ingredients
12 cups fresh mussels (scrubbed with beards removed)
1 ½ cups dry white wine
2 shallots (finely chopped)
2 sprigs fresh thyme
3 tablespoons fresh parsley (finely chopped)
¼ cup butter
0.333 cup tomatoes (diced)
0.333 cup scallions (chopped)
salt (to taste)
freshly ground peppers (to taste)
How healthy are the main ingredients?
shallotthymeparsleytomatosalt

Preparation steps

1.
Discard any broken or open mussels. Just prior to cooking, soak the mussels in a pot of fresh water for 20 minutes or so. After 20 minutes, the mussels will have filtered out most of the salt and sand.
2.
In a large pot, over medium heat, combine wine, shallots, and thyme and bring to a simmer. Simmer for 4 to 5 minutes. Using a slotted spoon, add the mussels to the simmer wine mixture, cover and increase heat to medium-high. Steam. shaking the pot from side to side several times, for 8 minutes or until the mussels have opened.
3.
Using a slotted spoon, transfer the mussels to a large serving dish. Discard any unopened mussels.
4.
Add the parsley and butter to the wine broth and simmer for 2 minutes, stir in tomatoes and green onions, and season with salt and pepper, cook 1 minute longer. Ladle broth over warm mussels. Serve.